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Around Dobie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rouyn Noranda (QC). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of Dobie. Rouyn Noranda (QC) has a population of 39,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Temiskaming Shores. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Dobie and has a population of 10,700 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.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Englehart   [Map]     1,494   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haileybury   [Map]     ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Kirkland Lake   [Map]     8,248   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Liskeard   [Map]     ---   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bellecombe (QC)   [Map]     ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
D'Alembert (QC)   [Map]     ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Duparquet (QC)   [Map]     639   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evain (QC)   [Map]     ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
McWatters (QC)   [Map]     ---   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Montbeillard (QC)   [Map]     ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Notre Dame du Nord (QC)   [Map]     1,116   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Palmarolle (QC)   [Map]     1,453   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Saint Bruno de Guigues (QC)   [Map]     1,076   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Saint Bruno (QC)   [Map]     2,353   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sainte Germaine Boule (QC)   [Map]     942   NE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Boston Creek   [Map]       SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chaput Hughes   [Map]       W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cheminis   [Map]       E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dane   [Map]       SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goldthorpe   [Map]       W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kearns   [Map]       E   11 miles [17.7 km]
King Kirkland   [Map]       W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Krugerdorf   [Map]       S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Larder Lake   [Map]       SE   5 miles [8 km]
Mindoka   [Map]       SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rosegrove   [Map]       SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Mindoka   [Map]       S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Swastika   [Map]       W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tarzwell   [Map]       SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Virginiatown   [Map]       E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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) Dobie. 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.

Airports Near Dobie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kirkland Lake Airport(YKX/CYKX)   [Map]     Kirkland Lake  CYKX   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Earlton Airport(YXR/CYXR)   [Map]     Earlton  CYXR   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rouyn - Noranda Airport(YUY/CYUY)   [Map]     Rouyn (QC)  CYUY   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
St. Bruno de Guigues Aero   [Map]     Saint Bruno de Guigues (QC)  CTA4   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Timmins Airport(YTS/CYTS)   [Map]     Timmins  CYTS   WNW   77 miles [123.9 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 Dobie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dobie. 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
North Bay Airport (YYB/CYYB)   [Map]     North Bay  CYYB   S   123 miles [197.9 km]
Macdonald - Cartier Intl. (YOW/CYOW)   [Map]     Ottawa  CYOW   SE   276 miles [444.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rouyn - Noranda Airport(YUY/CYUY)   [Map]     Rouyn (QC)  CYUY   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Timmins Airport(YTS/CYTS)   [Map]     Timmins  CYTS   WNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Greater Sudbury Airport(YSB/CYSB)   [Map]     Greater Sudbury  CYSB   SSW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kirkland Lake Airport(YKX/CYKX)   [Map]     Kirkland Lake  CYKX   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Earlton Airport(YXR/CYXR)   [Map]     Earlton  CYXR   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
St. Bruno de Guigues Aero   [Map]     Saint Bruno de Guigues (QC)  CTA4   SSE   50 miles [80.5 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.

North Bay Airport (YYB/CYYB)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Macdonald - Cartier Intl. (YOW/CYOW)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rouyn - Noranda Airport(YUY/CYUY)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Timmins Airport(YTS/CYTS)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greater Sudbury Airport(YSB/CYSB)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kirkland Lake Airport(YKX/CYKX)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Earlton Airport(YXR/CYXR)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Dobie 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 from Dobie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dobie) 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 Dobie. 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 Dobie

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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 Dobie), 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 Dobie.



 
 
 

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