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The location of North Star









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to North Star.

This page contains five sections:

Around North Star ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Peace River. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of North Star. Peace River has a population of 6,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Grimshaw. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the south of North Star and has a population of 2,500 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Berwyn   [Map]   516   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Dixonville   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Manning   [Map]   1,493   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Isidore   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Deadwood   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hotchkiss   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Notikewin   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near North Star ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ESE   55 miles [88.5 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 North Star.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from North Star. 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
Peace River Airport (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Manning Airport (FAA ID: CFX4)   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cadotte Airport (FAA ID: CEJ5)   [Map]   ESE   55 miles [88.5 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
 
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Star. 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 North Star 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- North Star) 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 North Star. 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 North Star

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.8573, Longitude: -117.6248     [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 North Star), 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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