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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rocky Lane.

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Around Rocky Lane ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Level. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Rocky Lane. High Level has a population of 3,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is La Crete. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Rocky Lane and has a population of 2,400 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Ranch 163   [Map]   15   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bushe River 207   [Map]   400   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort Vermilion   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Buffalo Head Prairie   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocky Lane ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Buffalo Head Prairie   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast of Rocky Lane   [Map]
High Level   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]

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 Rocky Lane ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Vermilion Airport   [Map]   CEZ4   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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 Rocky Lane.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   W   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Vermilion Airport   [Map]   CEZ4   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
La Crete Airport   [Map]   CFN5   S   19 miles [30.6 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.

High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rocky Lane 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' distance that starts in Rocky Lane. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Lane) 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 Rocky Lane. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky Lane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Lane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4500, Longitude: -116.2833     [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 Rocky Lane), 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 Rocky Lane.