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Glenella, Manitoba

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Glenella ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Neepawa. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of Glenella. Neepawa has a population of 3,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Minnedosa. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southwest of Glenella and has a population of 2,600 people.

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

Community   2006
Carberry   [Map]   1,502   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Erickson   [Map]   456   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gladstone   [Map]   802   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
MacGregor   [Map]   921   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Rapid City   [Map]   416   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rolling River 67   [Map]   336   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sainte Rose du Lac   [Map]   995   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alonsa   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birnie   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colby   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eden   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elk Ranch   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Glencairn   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grass River   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harcus   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kelwood   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ogilvie   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Plumas   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Riding Mountain   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sunville   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tenby   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Waldersee   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glenella ...

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.

Bluff Creek   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast of Glenella   [Map]
Eden   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Elk Ranch   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Grass River   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain Road (Historic)   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Riding Mountain   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Sandy Bay   -   23 miles [37 km] to the East   [Map]
Silver Ridge   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Manitoba Tourism
    Parks for Manitoba

    Fishing in Manitoba
    Hunting in Manitoba

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Glenella ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
McCreary Airport   [Map]   CJR8   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Neepawa Airport   [Map]   CJV5   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gladstone Airport   [Map]   CJR5   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Erickson Muni.   [Map]   CKQ6   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
MacDonald Airport   [Map]   CJU3   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
MacGregor Airport   [Map]   CKF6   SSE   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 Glenella.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glenella. 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
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]   CYWG   ESE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   W   240 miles [386.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Brandon Muni.(YBR/CYBR)   [Map]   CYBR   SW   55 miles [88.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
McCreary Airport   [Map]   CJR8   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Neepawa Airport   [Map]   CJV5   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Gladstone Airport   [Map]   CJR5   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Erickson Muni.   [Map]   CKQ6   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
MacDonald Airport   [Map]   CJU3   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
MacGregor Airport   [Map]   CKF6   SSE   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.

Winnipeg Intl.   (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]
        Website for Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Lt. Col. W. G. Barker Airport   (YDN/CYDN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brandon Muni.   (YBR/CYBR)   [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 Glenella. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Manitoba: www.gov.mb.ca/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenella. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5574, Longitude: -99.1931     [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 Glenella), 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 Glenella.