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Spruce View, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spruce View.

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Around Spruce View ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Red Deer. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northeast of Spruce View. Red Deer has a population of 90,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sylvan Lake. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Spruce View and has a population of 12,800 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 Spruce View and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2006
Bentley   [Map]   1,083   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blackfalds   [Map]   4,618   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bowden   [Map]   1,210   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Carstairs   [Map]   2,699   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Crossfield   [Map]   2,668   S   46 miles [74 km]
Didsbury   [Map]   4,275   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eckville   [Map]   951   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Innisfail   [Map]   7,331   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lacombe   [Map]   10,752   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Olds   [Map]   7,253   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Penhold   [Map]   1,971   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rimbey   [Map]   2,252   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rocky Mountain House   [Map]   6,874   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Springbrook   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sundre   [Map]   2,540   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Benalto   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Caroline   [Map]   515   W   18 miles [29 km]
Condor   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dickson   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Half Moon Bay   [Map]   32   N   18 miles [29 km]
Henday   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hespero   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
James River Bridge   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kevisville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kountry Meadows   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Markerville   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Netook   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Norglenwold   [Map]   270   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stauffer   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spruce View ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Spruce View.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spruce View ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alberta Statewide Tourism
    Spruce View Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Spruce View

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Spruce View ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rocky Mountain House Airport (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 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 Spruce View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spruce View. 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
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   68 miles [109.4 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   NNE   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   ENE   18 miles [29 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Innisfail Airport (FAA ID: CEM4)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hespero Airport (FAA ID: CFB3)   [Map]   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Olds - Netook Airport (FAA ID: CFK6)   [Map]   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sundre Airport (FAA ID: CFN7)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olds - Didsbury Airport (FAA ID: CEA3)   [Map]   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sundre / Goodwins Farm Airport (FAA ID: CFZ5)   [Map]   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Rocky Mountain House Airport (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 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.

Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
  Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Rocky Mountain House Airport   (YRM/CYRM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
  Website for Kelowna International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Red Deer Rgnl.   (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]
  Website for Red Deer Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Spruce View 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spruce View) 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 Spruce View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spruce View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.0853, Longitude: -114.3112     [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 Spruce View), 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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