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Lunnford, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lunnford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Lunnford. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Lunnford and has a population of 57,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lunnford and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Evansburg   [Map]   ---   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Peavine   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Birch Cove   [Map]   38   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bloomsbury   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Camp Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Campsie   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Freedom   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Linaria   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Manola   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Neerlandia   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pickardville   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rich Valley   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Roselea   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rossington   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lunnford ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Birch Cove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South of Lunnford   [Map]
Cosmo   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Freedom   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gunn   -   18 miles [29 km] to the South   [Map]
Highridge   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Rich Valley   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tiger Lily   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Yellowstone   -   23 miles [37 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lunnford. 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 Lunnford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   35 miles [56.3 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 Lunnford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lunnford. 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   SSE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   204 miles [328.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Barrhead Airport   [Map]   CEP3   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport   [Map]   CEV5   WSW   35 miles [56.3 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
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whitecourt Airport   (YZU/CYZU)   [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 Lunnford. 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 Lunnford 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Lunnford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lunnford) 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 Lunnford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lunnford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lunnford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0649, Longitude: -114.3237     [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 Lunnford), 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 Lunnford.