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Onoway, Alberta

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The location of Onoway

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Onoway ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Onoway. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Onoway and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Onoway has a population of 880 people.

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

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   23 miles [37 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Alberta Beach   [Map]   884   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carvel   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   W   5 miles [8 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lac Sainte Anne   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Meso West   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ross Haven   [Map]   198   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunrise Beach   [Map]   170   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunset Point   [Map]   242   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Val Quentin   [Map]   181   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Yellowstone   [Map]   170   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Onoway ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onoway ...

Looking for more information about Onoway? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Onoway, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Onoway.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Onoway Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Onoway

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Onoway ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   45 miles [72.4 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 Onoway.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Onoway. 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]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   178 miles [286.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Drayton Valley Airport (FAA ID: CER3)   [Map]   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mayerthorpe Airport (FAA ID: CEV5)   [Map]   WNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   47 miles [75.6 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [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 Onoway. 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 Onoway 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 from Point A (ie- Onoway) 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 Onoway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Onoway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onoway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7028, Longitude: -114.1900     [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 Onoway), 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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