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Pipestone, Alberta

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The location of Pipestone

Introduction ...

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

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Around Pipestone ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Pipestone. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Pipestone and has a population of 57,700 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 Pipestone and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   S   41 miles [66 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   S   46 miles [74 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Buford   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crystal Springs   [Map]   112   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Falun   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grandview   [Map]   127   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lakedell   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]   155   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mulhurst Bay   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mulhurst   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Norris Beach   [Map]   40   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Silver Beach   [Map]   47   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sundance Beach   [Map]   102   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Westerose   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pipestone ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 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 Pipestone.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pipestone. 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]   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   134 miles [215.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   60 miles [96.6 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   E   79 miles [127.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Wetaskiwin Rgnl. (FAA ID: CEX3)   [Map]   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ponoka Industrial Airport (FAA ID: CEH3)   [Map]   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rimbey Airport (FAA ID: CFC7)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lacombe Airport (FAA ID: CEG3)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   N   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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pipestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0500, Longitude: -113.7833     [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 Pipestone), 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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