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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Canoe Narrows.

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Around Canoe Narrows ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ile a la Crosse. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Canoe Narrows. Ile a la Crosse has a population of 1,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Buffalo Narrows. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Canoe Narrows and has a population of 1,200 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 Canoe Narrows and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Beauval   [Map]   806   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Canoe Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cole Bay   [Map]   156   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jans Bay   [Map]   181   SE   Less than 2 miles

Curious and Interesting Names Near Canoe Narrows ...

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.

Buffalo Narrows   -   49 miles [78.9 km] to the North of Canoe Narrows   [Map]
Canoe Lake   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jans Bay   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

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 Canoe Narrows ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Beauval Airport   [Map]   CJK3   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ile a la Crosse Airport   [Map]   CJF3   NNE   23 miles [37 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 Canoe Narrows.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Canoe Narrows. 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   SSE   215 miles [346 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   253 miles [407.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   WSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
La Ronge Airport(YVC/CYVC)   [Map]   CYVC   E   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Beauval Airport   [Map]   CJK3   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ile a la Crosse Airport   [Map]   CJF3   NNE   23 miles [37 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
La Ronge Airport   (YVC/CYVC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Buffalo Narrows Airport   (YVT/CYVT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canoe Narrows. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1675, Longitude: -108.1533     [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 Canoe Narrows), 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 Canoe Narrows.