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 The location of Lazo 

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Around Lazo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Campbell River. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northwest of Lazo. Campbell River has a population of 29,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Courtenay. It lies just southwest of Lazo and has a population of 21,900 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 Lazo and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Campbell River 11   [Map]     381   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Comox   [Map]     12,136   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cumberland   [Map]     2,762   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gold River   [Map]     1,362   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Parksville   [Map]     10,993   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Port Alberni   [Map]     17,548   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Powell River   [Map]     12,957   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Qualicum Beach   [Map]     8,502   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Qualicum   [Map]     86   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Blubber Bay   [Map]       E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Buckley Bay   [Map]       S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Denman Island   [Map]       S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fanny Bay   [Map]       S   18 miles [29 km]
Headquarters   [Map]       W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Little River   [Map]       SE   Less than 2 miles
Lund   [Map]       NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marshall School Junction   [Map]       E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Merville   [Map]       NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Royston   [Map]       S   5 miles [8 km]
Saratoga Beach   [Map]       NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sliammon   [Map]       NE   18 miles [29 km]
Union Bay   [Map]       S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Van Anda   [Map]       E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westview   [Map]       E   19 miles [30.6 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

While we are unaware of specific information for Lazo, the following nearby communities do have TripAdvisor Tourism pages:

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Comox  -  4 miles [6.4 km] to the south [Map]  

Courtenay  -  5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Fanny Bay  -  18 miles [29 km] to the south southeast [Map]  

Lund  -  17 miles [27.4 km] to the north northeast [Map]  

Merville  -  6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest [Map]  

Powell River  -  19 miles [30.6 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Royston  -  5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast [Map]  

Saratoga Beach  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest [Map]  

Union Bay  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southeast [Map]  

Van Anda  -  17 miles [27.4 km] to the east [Map]  

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lazo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lazo. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Airports Near Lazo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Comox Airport (YQQ/CYQQ)   [Map]     Comox  CYQQ   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Courtenay Airpark(IATA:YCA)   [Map]     Courtenay  CAH3   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Texada / Gillies Bay Airport(YGB/CYGB)   [Map]     Marshall School Junction  CYGB   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Powell River Airport(YPW/CYPW)   [Map]     Powell River  CYPW   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Campbell River Airport (YBL/CYBL)   [Map]     Campbell River  CYBL   NW   20 miles [32.2 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 Lazo.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]     Vancouver  CYVR   ESE   87 miles [140 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]     Victoria  CYYJ   SE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]     Kelowna  CYLW   E   248 miles [399.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Comox Airport (YQQ/CYQQ)   [Map]     Comox  CYQQ   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Powell River Airport(YPW/CYPW)   [Map]     Powell River  CYPW   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Campbell River Airport (YBL/CYBL)   [Map]     Campbell River  CYBL   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Alberni Valley Rgnl.(IATA:YPB)   [Map]     Port Alberni  CBS8   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Qualicum Bch. Airport (IATA:XQU)   [Map]     Qualicum Beach  CAT4   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sechelt Aero (IATA:YHS)   [Map]     Sechelt  CAP3   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Tofino Airport(YAZ/CYAZ)   [Map]     Tofino  CYAZ   SW   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Courtenay Airpark(IATA:YCA)   [Map]     Courtenay  CAH3   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Texada / Gillies Bay Airport(YGB/CYGB)   [Map]     Marshall School Junction  CYGB   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]

Detailed Airport Information

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

Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Texada / Gillies Bay Airport(YGB/CYGB)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Comox Airport (YQQ/CYQQ)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Powell River Airport(YPW/CYPW)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Campbell River Airport (YBL/CYBL)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tofino Airport(YAZ/CYAZ)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Lazo:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Lazo 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 at Lazo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lazo) 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 Lazo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lazo

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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 Lazo), 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 Lazo.



 
 
 

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