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Ryley, Alberta

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The location of Ryley

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Ryley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Ryley. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Leduc. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Ryley and has a population of 24,300 people.

For comparison, Ryley has a population of 460 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ryley and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Daysland   [Map]   818   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Killam   [Map]   1,019   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sedgewick   [Map]   891   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Viking   [Map]   1,085   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Armena   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bawlf   [Map]   367   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bruce   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Haight   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hay Lakes   [Map]   362   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Holden   [Map]   398   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Inland   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingman   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lavoy   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lindbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ohaton   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Poe   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Round Hill   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ryley ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ryley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Ryley Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Ryley

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Ryley ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chipman Airport (FAA ID: CFU3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 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 Ryley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ryley. 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]   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   164 miles [263.9 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ESE   251 miles [403.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   E   97 miles [156.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   SW   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tofield Airport (FAA ID: CEV7)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camrose Airport (FAA ID: CEQ3)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Bawlf - Blackwells Airport (FAA ID: CFR2)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chipman Airport (FAA ID: CFU3)   [Map]   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 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
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
  Website for Lloydminster 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ryley. 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 Ryley 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ryley) 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 Ryley. 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 Ryley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2913, Longitude: -112.4267     [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 Ryley), 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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