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Rossdale, Alberta

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The location of Rossdale

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Rossdale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It lies immediately north of Rossdale. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It lies just northwest of Rossdale 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 Rossdale and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   18 miles [29 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Aspen Gardens   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Athlone   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Avonmore   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Belgravia   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brander Gardens   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Delton   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hazeldean   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Idylwylde   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Killarney   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lynnwood   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mayfield   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Newton   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sherbrooke   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sherwood   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Virginia Park   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rossdale ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   ESE   34 miles [54.7 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 Rossdale.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rossdale. 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]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   168 miles [270.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   NNW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   ESE   34 miles [54.7 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
  Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
  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
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [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 Rossdale. 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 Rossdale 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rossdale) 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 Rossdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rossdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5340, Longitude: -113.4956     [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 Rossdale), 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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