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The location of Saddle Lake









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Saddle Lake.

This page contains five sections:

Around Saddle Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonnyville. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Saddle Lake. Bonnyville has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vegreville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southwest of Saddle Lake and has a population of 5,700 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 Saddle Lake and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Andrew   [Map]   465   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chipman   [Map]   238   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elk Point   [Map]   1,487   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Glendon   [Map]   421   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Innisfree   [Map]   233   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mundare   [Map]   712   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Myrnam   [Map]   362   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   5,106   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vilna   [Map]   274   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Waskatenau   [Map]   278   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Willingdon   [Map]   295   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Ashmont   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Boian   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boyne Lake   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brosseau   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Duvernay   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Foisy   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Horseshoe Bay   [Map]   214   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lafond   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mallaig   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Brides   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Vincent   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spedden   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Stry   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saddle Lake ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   41 miles [66 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 Saddle Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saddle Lake. 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]   WSW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   SSW   224 miles [360.5 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.  (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   ESE   242 miles [389.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   S   64 miles [103 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.  (FAA ID: CEN5)   [Map]   ENE   64 miles [103 km]
Lloydminster Airport  (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Paul Airport (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Two Hills Airport (FAA ID: CEL6)   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk Pt. Airport (FAA ID: CEJ6)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vegreville Airport (FAA ID: CEV3)   [Map]   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bonnyville Airport (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   ENE   41 miles [66 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
 
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lac La Biche Airport   (YLB/CYLB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vermilion Airport   (YVG/CYVG)   [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
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saddle Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Saddle Lake 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saddle Lake) 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 Saddle Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saddle Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saddle Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0269, Longitude: -111.6579     [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 Saddle Lake), 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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