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Ranfurly, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ranfurly ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Vegreville. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the west of Ranfurly. Vegreville has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Paul. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Ranfurly and has a population of 5,400 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 Ranfurly and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Andrew   [Map]   465   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Irma   [Map]   444   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mannville   [Map]   782   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ryley   [Map]   458   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vermilion   [Map]   4,036   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   S   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Beauvallon   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bruce   [Map]   ---   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Duvernay   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hairy Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kaleland   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Kinsella   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Minburn   [Map]   65   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morecambe   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Musidora   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ranfurly ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Ranfurly ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   E   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 Ranfurly.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ranfurly. 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   W   78 miles [125.5 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   186 miles [299.3 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   224 miles [360.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   NE   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vegreville Airport   [Map]   CEV3   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Two Hills Airport   [Map]   CEL6   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vermilion Airport(YVG/CYVG)   [Map]   CYVG   E   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
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ranfurly. 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 Ranfurly 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 that begins in Ranfurly. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ranfurly) 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 Ranfurly. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ranfurly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ranfurly. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4074, Longitude: -111.6808     [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 Ranfurly), 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 Ranfurly.