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Zama City, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Zama City.

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Around Zama City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Upper Hay River 212. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Zama City. Upper Hay River 212 has a population of 290 people.<1>

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Zama City and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Assumption   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chateh   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Habay   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Meander River   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Zama City ...

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.

Assumption   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the South of Zama City   [Map]
Hay Lake   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the South   [Map]

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
    Zama City Tourism

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Zama City ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Zama Airport   [Map]   CEX5   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mobil Bistcho Airport   [Map]   CFV3   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Steen Tower Airport   [Map]   CFG7   NE   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 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 Zama City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Zama City. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Rainbow Lake Airport(YOP/CYOP)   [Map]   CYOP   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
High Level Airport(YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]   CYOJ   SE   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Zama Airport   [Map]   CEX5   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mobil Bistcho Airport   [Map]   CFV3   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Steen Tower Airport   [Map]   CFG7   NE   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.

Rainbow Lake Airport   (YOP/CYOP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
High Level Airport   (YOJ/CYOJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Zama City:

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Zama City 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 in Zama City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zama City) 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 Zama City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Zama City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zama City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.1255, Longitude: -118.6280     [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 Zama City), 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 Zama City.