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Amazon, Saskatchewan

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Amazon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Humboldt. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Amazon. Humboldt has a population of 5,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Watrous. It lies just north of Amazon and has a population of 1,900 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 it.<2>

Community   2006
Allan   [Map]   631   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bruno   [Map]   495   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clavet   [Map]   350   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Colonsay   [Map]   425   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Craik   [Map]   408   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Davidson   [Map]   958   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dundurn   [Map]   647   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hanley   [Map]   464   W   41 miles [66 km]
Imperial   [Map]   321   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lanigan   [Map]   1,233   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leroy   [Map]   412   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Muenster   [Map]   342   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Nokomis   [Map]   404   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Raymore   [Map]   581   E   41 miles [66 km]
Strasbourg   [Map]   732   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2006
Allan Hills   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Drake   [Map]   232   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Etters Beach   [Map]   15   S   23 miles [37 km]
Govan   [Map]   232   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Guernsey   [Map]   88   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Liberty   [Map]   73   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lockwood   [Map]   17   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lothian   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Manitou Beach   [Map]   233   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Plunkett   [Map]   75   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Simpson   [Map]   118   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stalwart   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Watertown   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Young   [Map]   263   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Zelma   [Map]   30   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Amazon ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Amazon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Saskatchewan Tourism
    Parks for Saskatchewan

    Fishing in Saskatchewan
    Hunting in Saskatchewan

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Amazon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Watrous Airport   [Map]   CKU7   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Imperial Airport   [Map]   CKU5   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lanigan Airport   [Map]   CKC6   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Davidson Muni.   [Map]   CJC3   SW   30 miles [48.3 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 Amazon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Amazon. 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
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Regina Intl. (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]   CYQR   SSE   84 miles [135.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Watrous Airport   [Map]   CKU7   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Imperial Airport   [Map]   CKU5   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lanigan Airport   [Map]   CKC6   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Davidson Muni.   [Map]   CJC3   SW   30 miles [48.3 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
Regina Intl.   (YQR/CYQR)   [Map]
        Website for Regina International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wynyard Airport   (ICAO: CYYO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Prince Albert Airport   (YPA/CYPA)   [Map]
        Website for Prince Albert Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Amazon 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Amazon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amazon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amazon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5500, Longitude: -105.4667     [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 Amazon), 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 Amazon.