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Valhalla Centre, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Valhalla Centre.

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Around Valhalla Centre ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grande Prairie. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southeast of Valhalla Centre. Grande Prairie has a population of 54,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Dawson Creek (BC). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northwest of Valhalla Centre and has a population of 11,600 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bezanson   [Map]   ---   E   41 miles [66 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Riverview Pines Subdivision   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sexsmith   [Map]   1,959   E   23 miles [37 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Woking   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pouce Coupe (BC)   [Map]   739   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bay Tree   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bonanza   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brainard   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Demmitt   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dimsdale   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elmworth   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Goodfare   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Grovedale   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Huallen   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lymburn   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Webster   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Briar Ridge (BC)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tomslake (BC)   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tupper (BC)   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Valhalla Centre ...

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.

Beaverlodge   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South of Valhalla Centre   [Map]
Blueberry Mountain   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Bonanza   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Goodfare   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gordondale   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Kelly Lake (BC)   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sexsmith   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]
Spirit River   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Tomslake (BC)   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   NW   39 miles [62.8 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 Valhalla Centre.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Valhalla Centre. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   NW   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dawson Creek Airport   [Map]   CDC3   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   ESE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   NE   59 miles [95 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
Grande Prairie Airport   (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]
        Website for Grande Prairie Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort St. John Airport   (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Saint John Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valhalla Centre. 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 Valhalla Centre 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 Valhalla Centre. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valhalla Centre) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Valhalla Centre. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valhalla Centre

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valhalla Centre. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.4031, Longitude: -119.3812     [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 Valhalla Centre), 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 Valhalla Centre.