AeroDesigns Releases Portland International Jetport for MSFS
March 18, 2023
AeroDesigns has recently released their rendition of Portland International Jetport (KPWM) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, serving the city of Portland in Maine with a yearly average of 2 million passengers.
The airport was conceived in the late 1920s as a landing strip for Dr. Clifford Strange. It saw commercial action for the first time in 1931, with a Boston-Maine Airways flight from Portland to Boston. The city of Portland eventually purchased the airport and renamed it to Portland-Westbrook Municipal Airport, which explains its origin code (PWM).
Portland Jetport is served by eleven domestic airlines: American Airlines, American Eagle, Breeze Airways, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, and United Express. Cheapflights consider it the third most affordable airport in New England.
Originally intended to be just a port of their KPWM for X-Plane 11, the scenery’s assets were entirely reworked, including ground textures, ground markings, taxi layout, a complete retexturing of the terminal building (externally and internally) with extra clutter to provide even better immersion. It also includes extra work on details such as dirt, extra ground service equipment, etc.
It features highly accurate and detailed 3D models of the terminal (internally and externally), detailed landside buildings, custom-modeled jetways, HDR, accurate night lighting, high-resolution ground textures and markings, custom PBR for all textures, accurately placed ground clutter, fully customized runway and taxiway lighting, and a custom GSX profile, packaged into the scenery folder.
It’s available on the Contrail Store for roughly $18.26 (excluding VAT), requiring at least 1.23 GB of free hard disk space to install.
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