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Metiskow, Alberta

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The location of Metiskow

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

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

Community   2006
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   42 miles [67.6 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]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Altario   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Battle Bend   [Map]   ---   W   34 miles [54.7 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]
Neutral Hills   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ribstone   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Evesham (SK)   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Primate (SK)   [Map]   50   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Metiskow ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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, attractions and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism
    Parks for Alberta

    Fishing in Alberta
    Hunting in Alberta

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>   DirDistance
Provost Airport (FAA ID: CEH6)   [Map]   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Consort Airport (FAA ID: CFG3)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Macklin Airport (FAA ID: CJJ8)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   WNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   E   166 miles [267.2 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   WSW   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   NNE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   NW   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Provost Airport (FAA ID: CEH6)   [Map]   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Consort Airport (FAA ID: CFG3)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Macklin Airport (FAA ID: CJJ8)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Coronation Airport (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
  Website for Regina International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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:

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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Metiskow) 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 Metiskow. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use 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>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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