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Introduction ...

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

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Around Metiskow ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Metiskow. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Provost. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Metiskow and has a population of 2,000 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alliance   [Map]   158   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Amisk   [Map]   172   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chauvin   [Map]   308   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Coronation   [Map]   1,015   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Czar   [Map]   175   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edgerton   [Map]   373   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hughenden   [Map]   231   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lougheed   [Map]   217   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Paradise Valley   [Map]   183   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Macklin (SK)   [Map]   1,290   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marsden (SK)   [Map]   234   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Altario   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bodo   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brownfield   [Map]   ---   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cadogan   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Greenshields   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hayter   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Heath   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kirriemuir   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monitor   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ribstone   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cactus Lake (SK)   [Map]   ---   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Evesham (SK)   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Primate (SK)   [Map]   50   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Senlac (SK)   [Map]   45   E   39 miles [62.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Metiskow ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Cactus Lake (SK)   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southeast of Metiskow   [Map]
Consort   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Coronation   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cosine (SK)   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Czar   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Greenshields   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Monitor   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Primate (SK)   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Throne   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Veteran   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Macklin Airport   [Map]   CJJ8   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   WSW   41 miles [66 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 Metiskow.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Metiskow. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   166 miles [267.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NNE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NW   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Provost Airport   [Map]   CEH6   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wainwright Airport(YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   CYWV   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Macklin Airport   [Map]   CJJ8   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hardisty Airport   [Map]   CEA5   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   WSW   41 miles [66 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
 
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
        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
 
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina 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
 
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [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 Metiskow. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Metiskow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4087, Longitude: -110.6349     [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 Metiskow), 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 Metiskow.