Third-party add-on developer MK Studios released a brand new airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator today, and announced several more for 2021.
The new airport is Dublin International (EIDW), allowing Microsoft Flight Simulator fans to enjoy the beauty of Ireland with shiny new base.
You can find it at the Orbx store for $19.54. Below you can read a list of features and take a look at a gallery of screenshots.
- Fully detailed rendition of Dublin airport
- Up to date ground layout and stands according to the real-world changes
- Terminal interior model (simplified for maximum performance
- AI compatible
- Optimized for high performance
On top of the release, we get to hear the developer’s plans for 2021, and they’re rich indeed.
Keflavik (BIKF) will come in January, while Palma De Mallorca (LEPA) should come between February and March.
On top of that, we learn about the following straight from the developer.
- Ponta Delgada – LPPD
As mentioned some time ago, we started to work on Ponta Delgada. Most of the modeling is done now and we’re moving to the terrain part. Release Q1 2021.
- Fuerteventura V2 – GCFV
Work in progress, release Q1 2021. We’ve done the whole modeling as well now.
- Rome Fiumicino – LIRF
The modeling is now 80% done, release expected for Q1/Q2 2021.
- Keflavik – BIKF – MSFS
Work in progress, release expected in January.
- Rovaniemi – EFRO
Ho ho ho! Expected in the second half of 2021.
- São Pedro – GVSV
Let’s bring Capo Verde islands to P3D and MSFS!
- Porto – LPPR
Who doesn’t like Porto? We do! Work will begin as soon as Rome is out.
- Cork – EICK
We’re back to Ireland!
- Palanga – EYPA
This will be a side project for us to test some new technics. No timeline.
- Helsinki – EFHK – MSFS
Planned sometime between Q1 and Q2 2021
- Lisbon – LPPT – MSFS
Planned Q2/Q3 2021.
- Vagar – EKVG – P3DV5 MSFS
P3D V5 update planned for January. MSFS version in the second half of 2021 when custom mesh will be supported in the sim.
As a bonus, we get to see some handy work-in-progress pictures of Rome Fiumicino and Ponta Delgada, on top of a map showing all the upcoming airports.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam and will release in summer 2021 for Xbox Series X ad Series S.
Speaking of the sim in general, during a livestreamed event a few days ago, the developers shared a lot of details about the future of the sim, including the next world update focusing on the United Kingdom.
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