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Minburn, Alberta

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The location of Minburn

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Minburn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wainwright. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Minburn. Wainwright has a population of 5,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of Minburn and has a population of 5,700 people.

For comparison, Minburn has a population of 65 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 Minburn and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Daysland   [Map]   818   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hardisty   [Map]   760   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Kitscoty   [Map]   709   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marwayne   [Map]   516   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   N   46 miles [74 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   SW   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Borradaile   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Derwent   [Map]   117   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fabyan   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jarrow   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Morecambe   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ranfurly   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rusylvia   [Map]   ---   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Minburn ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vermilion Airport (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   SSE   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 Minburn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Minburn. 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]   W   91 miles [146.5 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SW   188 miles [302.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ESE   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   E   53 miles [85.3 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   NNE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vermilion Airport (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Killam - Sedgewick Airport (FAA ID: CEK6)   [Map]   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wainwright Airport (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]   SSE   41 miles [66 km]
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   N   46 miles [74 km]
Hardisty Airport (FAA ID: CEA5)   [Map]   S   46 miles [74 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   NNE   46 miles [74 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
Wainwright Airport   (YWV/CYWV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minburn. 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 Minburn 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Minburn) 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 Minburn. 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 Minburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3154, Longitude: -111.3658     [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 Minburn), 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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