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Plamondon, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Plamondon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Athabasca. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Plamondon. Athabasca has a population of 3,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lac la Biche. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the east of Plamondon and has a population of 2,500 people.

For comparison, Plamondon has a population of 350 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 starting from Plamondon and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Beaver Lake   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bondiss   [Map]   131   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Boyle   [Map]   844   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Centre Calling Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Colinton   [Map]   ---   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grassland   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Island Lake South   [Map]   105   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Island Lake   [Map]   351   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mewatha Beach   [Map]   167   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sunset Beach   [Map]   88   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
West Baptiste   [Map]   104   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Whispering Hills   [Map]   125   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Amber Valley   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Atmore   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Breynat   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Caslan   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Donatville   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ellscott   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hylo   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Imperial Mills   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kikino   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Meanook   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rich Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
South Baptiste   [Map]   69   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Venice   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wandering River   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
White Gull   [Map]   ---   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Plamondon ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Amber Valley   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the West of Plamondon   [Map]
Beaver Lake   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Blue Jay   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Grassland   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Owl River   -   18 miles [29 km] to the East   [Map]
Properity   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Spruce Valley   -   18 miles [29 km] to the West   [Map]
Tweedie   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Wandering River   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plamondon ...

Looking for more information about Plamondon? 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 Plamondon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Plamondon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Plamondon.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Plamondon. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Plamondon Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Plamondon

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Plamondon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   35 miles [56.3 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Plamondon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Plamondon. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   117 miles [188.3 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   267 miles [429.7 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   296 miles [476.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lac La Biche Airport(YLB/CYLB)   [Map]   CYLB   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   W   35 miles [56.3 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plamondon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Plamondon 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 starting from Plamondon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plamondon) 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 Plamondon. 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 Plamondon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plamondon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8504, Longitude: -112.3418     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Plamondon), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Plamondon.