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Around Northwest Bay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Frances. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southeast of Northwest Bay. Fort Frances has a population of 8,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is International Falls (MN). It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of Northwest Bay and has a population of 6,400 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Baudette (MN)   [Map]   ---   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Big Falls (MN)   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
East Koochiching (MN)   [Map]   ---   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Island View (MN)   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Littlefork (MN)   [Map]   ---   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Northwest Koochiching (MN)   [Map]   ---   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rainy Lake (MN)   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ranier (MN)   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Big Grassy River 35G   [Map]   204   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Manitou Rapids 11   [Map]   228   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
South International Falls (MN)   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barnhart   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Black Hawk   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Box Alder   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Burditt Lake   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Burriss   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crozier   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dance   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dermid   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Devlin   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Finland   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Government Landing   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Manomin   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Off Lake Corner   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rocky Inlet   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northwest Bay ...

Looking for more information about Northwest Bay? 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.

Looking for more information about Northwest Bay? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Northwest Bay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Northwest Bay.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Northwest Bay. 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 Northwest Bay.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Northwest Bay. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Airports Near Northwest Bay ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Frances Muni. (YAG/CYAG)   [Map]   CYAG   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Falls Intl. (INL/KINL)   [Map]   INL   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Nestor Falls Airport   [Map]   CJA5   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Littlefork Muni.   [Map]   13Y   S   30 miles [48.3 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 Northwest Bay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Northwest Bay. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winnipeg Intl. (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]   CYWG   WNW   180 miles [289.7 km]
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]   MSP   S   274 miles [441 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Frances Muni. (YAG/CYAG)   [Map]   CYAG   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Falls Intl. (INL/KINL)   [Map]   INL   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Nestor Falls Airport   [Map]   CJA5   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Littlefork Muni.   [Map]   13Y   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sioux Narrows Airport   [Map]   CKM2   NNW   41 miles [66 km]
Big Falls Muni.   [Map]   7Y9   S   46 miles [74 km]
Baudette Intl.(BDE/KBDE)   [Map]   BDE   W   48 miles [77.2 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.

Winnipeg Intl.   (YWG/CYWG)   [Map]
        Website for Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.   (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
        Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Baudette Intl.   (BDE/KBDE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Frances Muni.   (YAG/CYAG)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Frances Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Falls Intl.   (INL/KINL)   [Map]
        Website for Falls International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenora Airport   (YQK/CYQK)   [Map]
        Website for Kenora Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dryden Rgnl.   (YHD/CYHD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chisholm - Hibbing Airport   (HIB/KHIB)   [Map]
        Website for Chisholm - Hibbing Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bemidji Rgnl.   (BJI/KBJI)   [Map]
        Website for Bemidji Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grand Rapids Airport   (GPZ/KGPZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northwest Bay. 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 Northwest Bay 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 that starts at Northwest Bay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Northwest Bay) 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 Northwest Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Northwest Bay

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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 Northwest Bay), 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 Northwest Bay.



 
 
 

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