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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Surge Narrows.

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Around Surge Narrows ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Courtenay. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the south of Surge Narrows. Courtenay has a population of 40,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Campbell River. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southwest of Surge Narrows and has a population of 34,500 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 driven.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Campbell River 11   [Map]   381   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Comox   [Map]   12,136   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   2,737   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Powell River   [Map]   12,957   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sayward   [Map]   341   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Big Bay   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bold Point   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Church House   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cortes Bay   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Duncan Bay   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Granite Bay   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Heriot Bay   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mansons Landing   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Quathiaski Cove   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Read Island   [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Refuge Cove   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Squirrel Cove   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Teakerne Arm   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Whaletown   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Yaculta   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Surge Narrows ...

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.

Big Bay   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North of Surge Narrows   [Map]
Bliss Landing   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Bold Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Granite Bay   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Read Island   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Refuge Cove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Squirrel Cove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Whaletown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Surge Narrows ...

Looking for more information about Surge Narrows? 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 Surge Narrows, 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 Surge Narrows.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Surge Narrows. 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 British Columbia

    British Columbia Tourism
    Parks for British Columbia

    Fishing in British Columbia
    Hunting in British Columbia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    British Columbia Statewide Tourism
    Surge Narrows Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Surge Narrows


Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Surge Narrows ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cortes Island Airport   [Map]   CCI9   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Campbell River Airport (YBL/CYBL)   [Map]   CYBL   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Comox Airport (YQQ/CYQQ)   [Map]   CYQQ   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Powell River Airport(YPW/CYPW)   [Map]   CYPW   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Courtenay Airpark(IATA:YCA)   [Map]   CAH3   S   36 miles [57.9 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 Surge Narrows.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Surge Narrows. 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
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]   CYVR   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]   CYYJ   SE   129 miles [207.6 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   SE   222 miles [357.3 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   SE   227 miles [365.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Campbell River Airport (YBL/CYBL)   [Map]   CYBL   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Comox Airport (YQQ/CYQQ)   [Map]   CYQQ   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Powell River Airport(YPW/CYPW)   [Map]   CYPW   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Alberni Valley Rgnl.(IATA:YPB)   [Map]   CBS8   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
Qualicum Bch. Airport (IATA:XQU)   [Map]   CAT4   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sechelt Aero (IATA:YHS)   [Map]   CAP3   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Tofino Airport(YAZ/CYAZ)   [Map]   CYAZ   SSW   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cortes Island Airport   [Map]   CCI9   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Courtenay Airpark(IATA:YCA)   [Map]   CAH3   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Texada / Gillies Bay Airport(YGB/CYGB)   [Map]   CYGB   SE   42 miles [67.6 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.

Vancouver Intl.   (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]
        Website for Vancouver International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl.   (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]
        Website for Victoria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tofino Airport   (YAZ/CYAZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Texada / Gillies Bay Airport   (YGB/CYGB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Campbell River Airport   (YBL/CYBL)   [Map]
        Website for Campbell River Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Comox Airport   (YQQ/CYQQ)   [Map]
        Website for Comox Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Powell River Airport   (YPW/CYPW)   [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 Surge Narrows 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 that begins in Surge Narrows. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Surge Narrows) 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 Surge Narrows. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Surge Narrows

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surge Narrows. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2018, Longitude: -125.0568     [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 Surge Narrows), 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 Surge Narrows.