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Swan River 150E, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Swan River 150E.

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Around Swan River 150E ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Slave Lake. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Swan River 150E. Slave Lake has a population of 6,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is High Prairie. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the west of Swan River 150E and has a population of 2,700 people.

For comparison, Swan River 150E has a population of 310 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Drift Pile River 150   [Map]   720   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Faust   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grouard Mission   [Map]   ---   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Joussard   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kinuso   [Map]   219   S   Less than 2 miles
Swan Hills   [Map]   1,645   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Widewater   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Arcadia   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Assineau   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Atikameg   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Driftpile   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gift Lake   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Grouard   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wagner   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Swan River 150E ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Swan River 150E.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Swan River 150E.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Swan River 150E. 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 Swan River 150E ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Swan River 150E.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   W   41 miles [66 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   S   47 miles [75.6 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 Swan River 150E.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Swan River 150E. 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   SSE   159 miles [255.9 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   S   298 miles [479.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Slave Lake Airport(YZH/CYZH)   [Map]   CYZH   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
High Prairie Airport(ZHP/CZHP)   [Map]   CZHP   W   41 miles [66 km]
Swan Hills Airport   [Map]   CEM5   S   47 miles [75.6 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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Slave Lake Airport   (YZH/CYZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Prairie Airport   (ZHP/CZHP)   [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 Swan River 150E 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 Swan River 150E. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swan River 150E) 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 Swan River 150E. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swan River 150E

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan River 150E. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3606, Longitude: -115.4247     [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 Swan River 150E), 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 Swan River 150E.