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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Waskatenau.

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Around Waskatenau ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Edmonton. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Waskatenau. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Waskatenau and has a population of 57,700 people.

For comparison, Waskatenau has a population of 280 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 it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Athabasca   [Map]   2,580   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bon Accord   [Map]   1,534   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bruderhein   [Map]   1,215   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]   14,957   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gibbons   [Map]   2,642   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Lamont   [Map]   1,669   S   23 miles [37 km]
Legal   [Map]   1,192   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Morinville   [Map]   6,775   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Redwater   [Map]   2,192   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smoky Lake   [Map]   1,010   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tofield   [Map]   1,876   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Two Hills   [Map]   1,047   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vegreville   [Map]   5,519   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westlock   [Map]   5,008   W   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Abee   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Andrew   [Map]   465   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Anton Lake   [Map]   ---   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bellis   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Coronado   [Map]   ---   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edwand   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Michael   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Star   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thorhild   [Map]   505   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Warspite   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wostok   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waskatenau ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Chipman   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the South of Waskatenau   [Map]
Hollow Lake   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Opal   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Redwater   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Smoky Lake   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Sprucefield   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Star   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Weasel Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   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 Waskatenau.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waskatenau. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   SSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SSW   212 miles [341.2 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   ESE   284 miles [457.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Viking Airport   [Map]   CEE8   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chipman Airport   [Map]   CFU3   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Edmonton / Josephburg Airport   [Map]   CFB6   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boyle Airport   [Map]   CFM7   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Westlock Airport   [Map]   CES4   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edmonton City Centre Airport(YXD/CYXD)   [Map]   CYXD   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Athabasca Airport(ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]   CYWM   NNW   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
 
Athabasca Airport   (ICAO: CYWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Edmonton / Villeneuve Airport   (ZVL/CZVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Paul Airport   (ZSP/CEW3)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        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 ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Waskatenau 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Waskatenau. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waskatenau) 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 Waskatenau. 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 Waskatenau

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waskatenau. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0956, Longitude: -112.7826     [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 Waskatenau), 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 Waskatenau.