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Woking, Alberta

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Woking ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grande Prairie. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the south of Woking. Grande Prairie has a population of 54,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fairview. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Woking and has a population of 3,200 people.

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

Community   2006
Beaverlodge   [Map]   2,264   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bluesky   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brownvale   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Debolt   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hines Creek   [Map]   430   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hythe   [Map]   821   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
La Glace   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Poplar Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rycroft   [Map]   638   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sexsmith   [Map]   1,959   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spirit River   [Map]   1,148   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wembley   [Map]   1,443   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Whitelaw   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Bezanson   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bezanson   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Blueberry Mountain   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bonanza   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dimsdale   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dunvegan   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Eaglesham   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gordondale   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Huallen   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Peoria   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Riverview Pines Subdivision   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Teepee Creek   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Valhalla Centre   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wanham   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Webster   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woking ...

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   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southwest of Woking   [Map]
Blueberry Mountain   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Bluesky   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Bonanza   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Gage   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Gordondale   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Poplar Ridge   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Scotswood   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sexsmith   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Spirit River   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Teepee Creek   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woking ...

Looking for more information about Woking? 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 Woking, 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 Woking.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Woking

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Woking ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU/CYQU)   [Map]   CYQU   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   SW   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 Woking.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Woking. 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   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dawson Creek Airport (IATA:YDQ)   [Map]   CYDQ   W   56 miles [90.1 km]
Peace River Airport(YPE/CYPE)   [Map]   CYPE   NE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Fort St. John Airport (YXJ/CYXJ)   [Map]   CYXJ   WNW   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Spirit River Airport   [Map]   CFS5   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairview Airport   [Map]   CEB5   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Debolt Airport   [Map]   CFG4   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Beaverlodge Airport   [Map]   CEU2   SW   39 miles [62.8 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
Peace River Airport   (YPE/CYPE)   [Map]
        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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woking. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.6000, Longitude: -118.7667     [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 Woking), 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 Woking.