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The location of Sunrise Beach









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sunrise Beach.

This page contains five sections:

Around Sunrise Beach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Sunrise Beach. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of Sunrise Beach and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Sunrise Beach has a population of 170 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Barrhead   [Map]   4,209   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   8,961   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Calmar   [Map]   1,959   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Devon   [Map]   6,261   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leduc   [Map]   16,967   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Mayerthorpe   [Map]   1,474   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Spruce Grove   [Map]   19,541   S   18 miles [29 km]
Stony Plain   [Map]   12,363   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Alcomdale   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Alexander   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Busby   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calahoo   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Castle Island   [Map]   22   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Erin Estates   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gunn   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mearns   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nakamun Park   [Map]   88   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Onoway   [Map]   875   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Panorama Heights   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rolling Heights   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Villeneuve   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunrise Beach ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Sunrise Beach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Sunrise Beach ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   45 miles [72.4 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 Sunrise Beach.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sunrise Beach. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport  (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Calgary Intl.  (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   S   184 miles [296.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Viking Airport (FAA ID: CEE8)   [Map]   ESE   101 miles [162.5 km]
Red Deer Rgnl.  (YQF/CYQF)   [Map]   S   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barrhead Airport (FAA ID: CEP3)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Westlock Airport (FAA ID: CES4)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport (FAA ID: CFB6)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cooking Lake Airport (FAA ID: CEZ3)   [Map]   ESE   45 miles [72.4 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
  Website for Calgary 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
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton City Centre Airport   (YXD/CYXD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Sunrise Beach 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunrise Beach) 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 Sunrise Beach. 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 Sunrise Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunrise Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7883, Longitude: -114.0486     [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 Sunrise Beach), 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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