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Introduction ...

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

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Around South Cooking Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of South Cooking Lake. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northwest of South Cooking Lake 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 from South Cooking Lake and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Camrose   [Map]   15,605   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   E   18 miles [29 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   S   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardrossan   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Avonmore   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Half Moon Lake   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hay Lakes   [Map]   362   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Idylwylde   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kameyosek   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lindbrook   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Looma   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Sarepta   [Map]   410   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newton   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Cooking Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rolly View   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sherwood Park   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weinlos   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Cooking Lake ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest of South Cooking Lake   [Map]
Cooking Lake   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Gold Bar   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Half Moon Lake   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hay Lakes   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Hercules   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Kingman   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolly View   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Round Hill   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for South Cooking Lake.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around South Cooking 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 to see and places to visit:

For the Province of Alberta

    Alberta Tourism


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near South Cooking Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   N   Less than 2 miles
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   SSW   33 miles [53.1 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 South Cooking Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Cooking 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)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   163 miles [262.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   SSW   90 miles [144.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   N   Less than 2 miles
Tofield Airport   [Map]   CEV7   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Camrose Airport   [Map]   CEQ3   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wetaskiwin Rgnl.   [Map]   CEX3   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   WNW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker 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
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for South Cooking 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 'straight-line' distance from South Cooking Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Cooking 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 South Cooking Lake. 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 South Cooking Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Cooking Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4113, Longitude: -113.1154     [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 South Cooking 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for South Cooking Lake.