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Salt Prairie, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Salt Prairie.

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Around Salt Prairie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is High Prairie. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southwest of Salt Prairie. High Prairie has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Falher. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Salt Prairie and has a population of 940 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 Salt Prairie and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2006
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   293   W   41 miles [66 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Girouxville   [Map]   282   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
McLennan   [Map]   824   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Nampa   [Map]   360   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Reno   [Map]   ---   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Swan River 150E   [Map]   305   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Assineau   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grouard   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kathleen   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Salt Prairie ...

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.

Driftpile   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast of Salt Prairie   [Map]
Gift Lake   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Heart River   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Kathleen   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Springburn   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Widewater   -   46 miles [74 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Salt Prairie.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Salt Prairie. 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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Salt Prairie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   ESE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   N   57 miles [91.7 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   67 miles [107.8 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 Salt Prairie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Salt Prairie. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   WSW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Donnelly Airport   [Map]   CFM4   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   ESE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Cadotte Airport   [Map]   CEJ5   N   57 miles [91.7 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.6333, Longitude: -116.0667     [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 Salt Prairie), 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 Salt Prairie.