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Lessard, Alberta

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The location of Lessard

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lessard.

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Around Lessard ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the east of Lessard. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the south of Lessard and has a population of 6,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pelican Narrows   [Map]   141   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pierceland (SK)   [Map]   498   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beaver Crossing   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beaverdam   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cherry Grove   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cold Lake South   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franchere   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goodridge   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hoselaw   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iron River   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Corey   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Medley   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Therien   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lessard ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Lessard.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lessard. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

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

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Lessard ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   15 miles [24.1 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Lessard.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   142 miles [228.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   225 miles [362.1 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   268 miles [431.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SSE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
St. Paul Airport(ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   CEW3   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Goodsoil Airport   [Map]   CKF4   E   56 miles [90.1 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lessard 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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Lessard. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lessard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lessard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4289, Longitude: -110.6353     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lessard), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lessard.


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