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Virgin Arm - Carters Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Virgin Arm - Carters Cove.

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Around Virgin Arm - Carters Cove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Gander. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Virgin Arm - Carters Cove. Gander has a population of 11,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lewisporte. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southwest of Virgin Arm - Carters Cove and has a population of 3,500 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 from Virgin Arm - Carters Cove and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Bishops Falls   [Map]   3,399   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Botwood   [Map]   3,052   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Carmanville   [Map]   753   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Embree   [Map]   703   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fogo   [Map]   748   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   762   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Joe Batts Arm   [Map]   778   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
La Scie   [Map]   955   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Musgrave Harbour   [Map]   1,085   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Norris Arm   [Map]   911   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Peterview   [Map]   807   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Roberts Arm   [Map]   841   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Summerford   [Map]   976   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Triton   [Map]   1,029   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Twillingate   [Map]   2,448   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2006
Bayview   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Black Duck Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Bluff Head Cove   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Burnt Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Chanceport   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Cottlesville   [Map]   279   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hillgrade   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Little Harbour   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Manuels Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Moreton's Harbour   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Tilt Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tizzard's Harbour   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Valley Pond   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Wild Bight   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Virgin Arm - Carters Cove ...

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.

Black Duck Cove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast of Virgin Arm - Carters Cove   [Map]
Burnt Cove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Chance Harbour Head (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Farmers Arm (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Great Chance Harbour (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hillgrade   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kettle Cove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Little Harbour   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lukes Arm (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Manuels Cove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Salt Pans   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Seal Cove (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Strongs Island   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Tilt Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Valley Pond   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Virgin Arm (Historic)   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Whales Gulch   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Wild Bight   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Virgin Arm - Carters Cove.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Virgin Arm - Carters 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 Virgin Arm - Carters Cove ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Virgin Arm - Carters Cove.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Fogo Airport   [Map]   CDY3   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Botwood Airport   [Map]   CCP2   SW   44 miles [70.8 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 Virgin Arm - Carters Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Virgin Arm - Carters 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Gander Intl. (YQX/CYQX)   [Map]   CYQX   SSE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Deer Lake Rgnl. (YDF/CYDF)   [Map]   CYDF   W   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fogo Airport   [Map]   CDY3   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Botwood Airport   [Map]   CCP2   SW   44 miles [70.8 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
Deer Lake Rgnl.   (YDF/CYDF)   [Map]
        Website for Deer Lake Regional Airport
        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 Virgin Arm - Carters Cove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virgin Arm - Carters Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5333, Longitude: -54.7833     [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 Virgin Arm - Carters 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 Virgin Arm - Carters Cove.