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Red Willow, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Red Willow.

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Around Red Willow ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Camrose. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Red Willow. Camrose has a population of 17,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wetaskiwin. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Red Willow and has a population of 12,500 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 from Red Willow and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Alix   [Map]   851   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bashaw   [Map]   796   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clive   [Map]   562   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Delburne   [Map]   765   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   895   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mirror   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Ponoka   [Map]   6,591   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Stettler   [Map]   5,445   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Ankerton   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Donalda   [Map]   224   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edberg   [Map]   155   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Erskine   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fenn   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Heisler   [Map]   153   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Meeting Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nevis   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Rochon Sands   [Map]   66   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rosalind   [Map]   190   N   23 miles [37 km]
White Sands   [Map]   120   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Red Willow ...

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.

Alliance   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the East of Red Willow   [Map]
Big Valley   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Byemoor   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Daysland   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forestburg   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Galahad   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Leo   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Meeting Creek   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mirror   -   23 miles [37 km] to the West   [Map]
New Norway   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   ESE   31 miles [49.9 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 Red Willow.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Red Willow. 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   NW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   111 miles [178.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   NNE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WSW   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Stettler Airport   [Map]   CEJ3   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bashaw Airport   [Map]   CFK2   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Forestburg Airport   [Map]   CEF6   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport   [Map]   CFR2   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   ESE   31 miles [49.9 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Willow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4500, Longitude: -112.5667     [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 Red Willow), 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 Red Willow.