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The location of Millet









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Millet ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Millet. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Millet and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Millet has a population of 2,100 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 Millet and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   N   18 miles [29 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Armena   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bittern Lake   [Map]   225   E   18 miles [29 km]
Buford   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Falun   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gwynne   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hay Lakes   [Map]   362   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hobbema   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kavanagh   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Looma   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Navarre   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Nisku   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pipestone   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rolly View   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Millet ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Millet.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Millet. 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]   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   138 miles [222.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   E   66 miles [106.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   SSE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   ESE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SW   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  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
 
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Millet 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Millet) 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 Millet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Millet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0935, Longitude: -113.4737     [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 Millet), 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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