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Simonhouse, Manitoba

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Simonhouse ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is The Pas. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Simonhouse. The Pas has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Flin Flon. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of Simonhouse and has a population of 5,400 people.

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

Community   2006
Creighton (SK)   [Map]   1,502   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cumberland House (SK)   [Map]   810   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Denare Beach (SK)   [Map]   785   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Flin Flon (SK)   [Map]   242   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Channing   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cormorant   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cranberry Portage   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Heming Lake   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Millwater   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moostissoostikwan   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Schist Lake   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sherridon   [Map]     N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Wanless   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sturgeon Landing (SK)   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Simonhouse ...

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.

Budd   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast of Simonhouse   [Map]
Clearwater Lake   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cranberry Portage   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Finger   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flin Flon (SK)   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Optic Lake   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Prospector   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Root Lake   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Sturgeon Landing (SK)   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Flin Flon Airport (YFO/CYFO)   [Map]   CYFO   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
The Pas Airport(YQD/CYQD)   [Map]   CYQD   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
The Pas / Grace Lake Airport   [Map]   CJR3   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cumberland House Airport   [Map]   CJT4   SW   49 miles [78.9 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 Simonhouse.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Simonhouse. 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
Flin Flon Airport (YFO/CYFO)   [Map]   CYFO   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
The Pas Airport(YQD/CYQD)   [Map]   CYQD   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
The Pas / Grace Lake Airport   [Map]   CJR3   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cumberland House Airport   [Map]   CJT4   SW   49 miles [78.9 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.

John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Flin Flon Airport   (YFO/CYFO)   [Map]
        Website for Flin Flon Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
The Pas Airport   (YQD/CYQD)   [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 Simonhouse. 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 Simonhouse 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 Simonhouse. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Simonhouse) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simonhouse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.4400, Longitude: -101.3828     [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 Simonhouse), 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 Simonhouse.