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Pelican Narrows, Alberta

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The location of Pelican Narrows

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pelican Narrows.

This page contains five sections:

Around Pelican Narrows ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Pelican Narrows. Cold Lake has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville. It lies just east of Pelican Narrows and has a population of 6,200 people.

For comparison, Pelican Narrows has a population of 140 people.

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

Community   2006
Ardmore   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clandonald   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Derwent   [Map]   117   S   41 miles [66 km]
Dewberry   [Map]   196   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Kent   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pierceland (SK)   [Map]   498   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Beaverdam   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]   97   S   Less than 2 miles
Franchere   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodridge   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gurneyville   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoselaw   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Iron River   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
La Corey   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lindbergh   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Medley   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saint Edouard   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Lina   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sugden   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Therien   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pelican Narrows ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   ENE   29 miles [46.7 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 Pelican Narrows.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pelican Narrows. 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]   WSW   127 miles [204.4 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   SE   224 miles [360.5 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   253 miles [407.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   SSE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary 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
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [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 Pelican Narrows. 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 Pelican Narrows 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pelican Narrows) 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 Pelican Narrows. 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 Pelican Narrows

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelican Narrows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2500, Longitude: -110.8833     [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 Pelican Narrows), 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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