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The location of Mildred Lake









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mildred Lake.

This page contains four sections:

Around Mildred Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort McMurray. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Mildred Lake. Fort McMurray has a population of 61,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Anzac. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Mildred Lake and has a population of 590 people.

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

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Fort MacKay   [Map]   521   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gregoire Lake Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Waterways   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mildred Lake ...

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

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 Mildred Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Muskeg Tower Airport (FAA ID: CFW4)   [Map]   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort McMurray Airport  (YMM/CYMM)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Birch Mountain Airport (FAA ID: CFM2)   [Map]   N   47 miles [75.6 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 Mildred Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mildred Lake. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fort McMurray Airport  (YMM/CYMM)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Muskeg Tower Airport (FAA ID: CFW4)   [Map]   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Birch Mountain Airport (FAA ID: CFM2)   [Map]   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gordon Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFW2)   [Map]   ESE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Namur Lake Airport (FAA ID: CFB5)   [Map]   WNW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Grande Airport (FAA ID: CFA5)   [Map]   SSW   54 miles [86.9 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
 
Fort McMurray Airport   (YMM/CYMM)   [Map]
  Website for Fort McMurray Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mildred Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.0211, Longitude: -111.6257     [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 Mildred Lake), 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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