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Goodsoil, Saskatchewan

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Goodsoil ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake (AB). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Goodsoil. Cold Lake (AB) has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meadow Lake. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southeast of Goodsoil and has a population of 5,000 people.

For comparison, Goodsoil has a population of 280 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Goodsoil and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2006
Ardmore (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Dorintosh   [Map]   127   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greig Lake   [Map]   20   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Little Fishing Lake   [Map]   ---   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Loon Lake   [Map]   306   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Makwa   [Map]   96   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Pierceland   [Map]   498   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beaver Crossing (AB)   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cherry Grove (AB)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cold Lake South (AB)   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Barthel   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Beacon Hill   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bright Sand   [Map]     S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Loon River   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northern Pine   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rapid View   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waterhen Lake   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Whelan   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Goodsoil ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodsoil ...

Looking for more information about Goodsoil? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Goodsoil, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Goodsoil.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Saskatchewan Statewide Tourism
    Goodsoil Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Goodsoil

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Goodsoil ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Goodsoil Airport   [Map]   CKF4   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Loon Lake Airport   [Map]   CJW3   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meadow Lake Airport(YLJ/CYLJ)   [Map]   CYLJ   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   W   42 miles [67.6 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 Goodsoil.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Goodsoil. 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   SE   185 miles [297.7 km]
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   192 miles [309 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   SSW   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Goodsoil Airport   [Map]   CKF4   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Loon Lake Airport   [Map]   CJW3   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Meadow Lake Airport(YLJ/CYLJ)   [Map]   CYLJ   SE   34 miles [54.7 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
Lloydminster Airport   (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]
        Website for Lloydminster Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Meadow Lake Airport   (YLJ/CYLJ)   [Map]
        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 Goodsoil 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 stretches from Goodsoil. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goodsoil) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Goodsoil. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goodsoil

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodsoil. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3997, Longitude: -109.2261     [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 Goodsoil), 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 Goodsoil.