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Saint Albert, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Saint Albert.

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Around Saint Albert ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It lies just southeast of Saint Albert. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spruce Grove. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southwest of Saint Albert and has a population of 26,200 people.

For comparison, Saint Albert has a population of 57,700 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 Saint Albert and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Acheson   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Athlone   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caernarvon   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Killarney   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lancaster Park   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lower Manor Estates   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lynnwood   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mayfield   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
Namao   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Osborne Acres   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rosslyn   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sherbrooke   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Upper Manor Estates   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Villeneuve   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Volmer   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint Albert ...

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.

Beverly   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast of Saint Albert   [Map]
Bon Accord   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Carbondale   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Spruce Grove   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stony Plain   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Albert ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint Albert.

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Saint Albert Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saint Albert

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Saint Albert ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SE   25 miles [40.2 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 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 Saint Albert.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saint Albert. 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   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   174 miles [280 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   SE   25 miles [40.2 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
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
        Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Albert. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.6333, Longitude: -113.6333     [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 Saint Albert), 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 Saint Albert.