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Creignish Rear, Nova Scotia

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Introduction ...

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 better fit our travel plans.<1> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Creignish Rear.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Creignish Rear. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

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

Large Airports ...

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service ...

  • Sydney Airport   (YQY/CYQY)
    • Airport Identification Code:
    • IATA: YQY       ICAO: CYQY
    • J. A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport lies 72 miles [115.9 km]<2> miles to the east northeast of Creignish Rear.
    • Official website:
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on J. A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport
    • Flight Tracking: [FlightAware]
    • From SkyVector:
    • [Chart]               [Terminal Procedures]

General Aviation Airports ...

  • Port Hawkesbury Airport   (YPS/CYPD)
  • Margaree Airport   (FAA ID: CCZ4)
    • Margaree Airport lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<2> miles to the north northeast of Creignish Rear.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margaree Airport
  • Thorburn Airport   (FAA ID: CCZ5)
    • Thorburn Airport lies 58 miles [93.3 km]<2> miles to the west of Creignish Rear.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorburn Airport
  • Trenton Airport   (ICAO: CYTN)

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Footnotes ...

<1>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Creignish Rear), 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Creignish Rear) 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 Creignish Rear. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creignish Rear

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creignish Rear. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7161, Longitude: -61.4119    






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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021