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Pierceland, Saskatchewan

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The location of Pierceland

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pierceland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cold Lake (AB). It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Pierceland. Cold Lake (AB) has a population of 12,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bonnyville (AB). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Pierceland and has a population of 6,200 people.

For comparison, Pierceland has a population of 550 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 starting from Pierceland and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Ardmore (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bonnyville Beach (AB)   [Map]   97   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fort Kent (AB)   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pelican Narrows (AB)   [Map]   141   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dorintosh   [Map]   127   E   46 miles [74 km]
Goodsoil   [Map]   253   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Greig Lake   [Map]   20   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Little Fishing Lake   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Loon Lake   [Map]   306   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Makwa   [Map]   96   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beaver Crossing (AB)   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beaverdam (AB)   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Cherry Grove (AB)   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cold Lake South (AB)   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
La Corey (AB)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lindbergh (AB)   [Map]     SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Medley (AB)   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sputinow (AB)   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Beacon Hill   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Loon River   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Northern Pine   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whelan   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pierceland ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierceland ...

Looking for more information about Pierceland? 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 Pierceland, 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 Pierceland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

Airports Near Pierceland ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Goodsoil Airport   [Map]   CKF4   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Loon Lake Airport   [Map]   CJW3   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   W   38 miles [61.2 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 Pierceland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pierceland. 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
Edmonton Internationl Airport (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]   CYEG   WSW   170 miles [273.6 km]
John G. Diefenbaker Intl. (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]   CYXE   SE   196 miles [315.4 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]   CYYC   SW   284 miles [457.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Cold Lake Rgnl.    [Map]   CEN5   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lloydminster Airport (YLL/CYLL)   [Map]   CYLL   S   72 miles [115.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Goodsoil Airport   [Map]   CKF4   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Loon Lake Airport   [Map]   CJW3   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bonnyville Airport(YBY/CYBF)   [Map]   CYBF   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Elk Pt. Airport   [Map]   CEJ6   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Meadow Lake Airport(YLJ/CYLJ)   [Map]   CYLJ   ESE   52 miles [83.7 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.

Edmonton Internationl Airport   (YEG/CYEG)   [Map]
        Website for Edmonton Internationl Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
John G. Diefenbaker Intl.   (YXE/CYXE)   [Map]
        Website for Saskatoon / John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl.   (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]
        Website for Calgary International 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
Bonnyville Airport   (YBY/CYBF)   [Map]
        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 ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pierceland. 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 Pierceland 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 that starts in Pierceland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pierceland) 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 Pierceland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pierceland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierceland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3403, Longitude: -109.7769     [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 Pierceland), 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 Pierceland.


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