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Spillars Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spillars Cove.

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Around Spillars Cove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bonavista. It lies immediately southwest of Spillars Cove. Bonavista has a population of 3,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is New Wes Valley. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northwest of Spillars Cove and has a population of 2,500 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 Spillars Cove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Bay de Verde   [Map]   470   S   41 miles [66 km]
Catalina   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Centreville Wareham - Trinity   [Map]   1,122   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dover   [Map]   688   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Eastport   [Map]   499   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Glovertown   [Map]   2,062   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hants Harbour   [Map]   401   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hare Bay   [Map]   1,020   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Little Catalina   [Map]   458   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lumsden   [Map]   533   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Melrose   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Musgravetown   [Map]   583   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Old Perlican   [Map]   676   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Port Union   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Winterton   [Map]   518   S   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Amherst Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Birchy Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Duntara   [Map]   72   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elliston   [Map]   306   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Keels   [Map]   73   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
King's Cove   [Map]   121   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Knight's Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lance Cove   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Newman's Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Open Hall   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plate Cove East   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Plate Cove West   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Port Rexton   [Map]   351   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Red Cliff   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tickle Cove   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spillars Cove ...

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.

Birchy Cove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest of Spillars Cove   [Map]
Keels   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the West   [Map]
King's Cove   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Knight's Cove   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Little Catalina   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Mock Beggar (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ragged Harbour (Historic)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosedale   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Stock Cove   -   15 miles [24.1 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 Spillars Cove.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spillars Cove. 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 Newfoundland and Labrador

    Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
    Parks for Newfoundland and Labrador

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Spillars Cove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Clarenville Airport   [Map]   CCZ3   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   S   73 miles [117.5 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 Spillars Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spillars Cove. 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
St. John's Intl. (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]   CYYT   S   73 miles [117.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Clarenville Airport   [Map]   CCZ3   SW   47 miles [75.6 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.

St. John's Intl.   (YYT/CYYT)   [Map]
        Website for Saint John's International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gander Intl.   (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]
        Website for Gander International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spillars Cove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spillars Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6667, Longitude: -53.0667     [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 Spillars Cove), 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 Spillars Cove.