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Spondin, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Spondin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hanna. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Spondin. Hanna has a population of 2,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Coronation. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the north of Spondin and has a population of 1,000 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 Spondin and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2006
Alliance   [Map]   158   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Big Valley   [Map]   351   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Botha   [Map]   185   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Byemoor   [Map]   ---   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Castor   [Map]   931   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Cereal   [Map]   126   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Consort   [Map]   739   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Delia   [Map]   207   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Endiang   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsby   [Map]   35   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Galahad   [Map]   134   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Halkirk   [Map]   113   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Veteran   [Map]   293   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Youngstown   [Map]   170   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Batter Junction   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Berkinshaw   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bonar   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brownfield   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chinook   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Craigmyle   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dowling   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fleet   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hemaruka   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rowley   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sheerness   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stanmore   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sunnynook   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Watts   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spondin ...

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.

Byemoor   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West of Spondin   [Map]
Coronation   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Fleet   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Hartshorn   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Richdale   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Rose Lynn   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Throne   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Veteran   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   ENE   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 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 Spondin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spondin. 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
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   WSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   NW   130 miles [209.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   E   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   N   86 miles [138.4 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   WNW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Coronation Airport(YCT/CYCT)   [Map]   CYCT   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hanna Airport   [Map]   CEL4   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castor Airport   [Map]   CER2   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Consort Airport   [Map]   CFG3   ENE   38 miles [61.2 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Coronation Airport   (YCT/CYCT)   [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 Spondin. 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 Spondin 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 Spondin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spondin) 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 Spondin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spondin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spondin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8528, Longitude: -111.6118     [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 Spondin), 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 Spondin.