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The location of Keg River









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Keg River.

This page contains four sections:

Around Keg River ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Paddle Prairie. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Keg River. Paddle Prairie has a population of 560 people.<1>

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Keg River and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   DirDistance
Carcajou   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Keg River ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Keg River.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Keg River Tourism


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Keg River ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Keg River.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Fontas Airport (FAA ID: CFK3)   [Map]   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   S   59 miles [95 km]
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   NNE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   NW   73 miles [117.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Keg River.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Keg River. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
High Level Airport (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   NNE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   NW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   S   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fontas Airport (FAA ID: CFK3)   [Map]   W   58 miles [93.3 km]
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   S   59 miles [95 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keg River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Keg River were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keg River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Keg River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Keg River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keg River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.8000, Longitude: -117.8667     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Keg River), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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