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Stony Plain, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Stony Plain.

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Around Stony Plain ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Stony Plain. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the northeast of Stony Plain and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Stony Plain has a population of 15,100 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Drayton Valley   [Map]   6,893   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Millet   [Map]   2,068   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wetaskiwin   [Map]   11,689   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Acheson   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carvel   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Green Acre Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Osborne Acres   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Peterburn Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rolling Meadows   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spring Lake   [Map]   501   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westlake Estates   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stony Plain ...

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.

Castle Island   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest of Stony Plain   [Map]
Keephills   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rolling Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rolling Meadows   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Spruce Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunrise Beach   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Sunset Point   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stony Plain ...

Looking for more information about Stony Plain? 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 Stony Plain, 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 Stony Plain.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Stony Plain. 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
    Stony Plain Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Stony Plain

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Stony Plain ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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 Stony Plain.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stony Plain. 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   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   167 miles [268.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Red Deer Rgnl. (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   CYQF   S   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport(ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   CZVL   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cooking Lake Airport   [Map]   CEZ3   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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 / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Plain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5333, Longitude: -114.0000     [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 Stony Plain), 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 Stony Plain.