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Microsoft Flight Simulator airport guide and full list

Here’s the first 40 handcrafted airports

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A Boeing 7u47-8i banks right in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Below it a cloud layer, tens of thousands of feet high, glows in the sunset. Image: Adobo Studio/Microsoft

There are over 37,000 airports in Microsoft Flight Simulator, but only a few get the handcrafted treatment. Depending on which version of the game you have, a select few airports will appear as detailed recreations from the developers.

In this Microsoft Flight Simulator airport guide, we’ll show you which airports have custom models as opposed to the thousands of others that are automatically generated in the simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator airport list

Depending on which version of Microsoft Flight Simulator you buy, you’ll have access to several different premium aircraft as well as airports. In all, the developers modeled 40 airports, brining some of the world’s most well-known departure and arrival destinations to life.

Below you’ll find a list of each modeled airport, its International Civil Aviation Organization code, as well as which edition it belongs to.

Microsoft Flight Simulator airport list

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (USA) KASE X X X
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Canada) CYTZ X X X
Bugalaga Airstrip (CAMA) (Indonesia) WX53 X X X
Chagual Airport (Peru) SPGL X X X
Courchevel Altiport (France) LFLJ X X X
Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport (Portugal) LPMA X X X
Donegal Airport (Ireland) EIDL X X X
Entebbe International Airport (Uganda) HUEN X X X
Gibraltar International Airport (Gibraltar/UK) LXGB X X X
Gustaf lll Airport (France/Saint Barthélemy) TFFJ X X X
Haneda Airport (Japan) RJTT X X X
Innsbruck Airport (Austria) LOWI X X X
John F. Kennedy International Airport (USA) KJFK X X X
Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport (Dutch Saba) TNCS X X X
Los Angeles International Airport (USA) KLAX X X X
Mariscal Sucre International Airport (Ecuador) SEQM X X X
Nanwalek Airport (USA) KEB X X X
Orlando International Airport (USA) KMCO X X X
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (France) LFPG X X X
Paro International Airport (Bhutan) VQPR X X X
Queenstown Airport (New Zealand) NZQN X X X
Rio de Janeiro-Antonio Carlos Jobim/Galeão Int'l Airport (Brazil) SBGL X X X
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (USA) KSEA X X X
Sedona Airport (USA) KSEZ X X X
Sirena Aerodrome (Costa Rica) MRSN X X X
Stewart Airport (Canada) CZST X X X
Sydney Airport (Australia) YSSY X X X
Telluride Regional Airport (USA) KTEX X X X
Tenzing-Hillary Airport (Nepal) VNLK X X X
Toncontin International Airport (Honduras) MHTG X X X
Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport (Spain) LEMD X X
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) EHAM X X
Cairo International Airport (Egypt) HECA X X
Cape Town International Airport (South Africa) FACT X X
O'Hare International Airport (USA) KORD X X
Denver International Airport (USA) KDEN X
Dubai International Airport (United Arab Emirates) OMDB X
Frankfurt Airport (Germany) EDDF X
Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom) EGLL X
San Francisco International Airport (USA) KSFO X

The Standard Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator offers 30 modeled airports. These locations span the entire globe, so there’s a good chance you’ll eventually take off from one of them in your travels.

The Deluxe Edition adds five more airports to the mix with takeoff destinations in Egypt, The Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, and The United States. The Premium Deluxe Edition rounds out the list of additional airports with new places to set off from including Germany, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and two additional locations in The United States.

Which edition should you get?

The Standard Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator comes packed with 20 planes and 30 airports. In our guide on all the planes you’ll find in the game, we stated that the base game comes with each type of plane to give you a broad array of flying options. The same holds true for the amount of airports you’ll get to discover.

The Deluxe and Premium Deluxe Editions each add five new planes and airports respectively. If you want the most complete experience you can get between new planes to fly and airports to take off from, then check out the differences between all the versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Standard Edition: Amazon | Best Buy | GameStop | Microsoft | Xbox Game Pass for PC

Deluxe Edition: Best Buy | GameStop | Microsoft

Premium Deluxe Edition: Best Buy | GameStop | Microsoft