BMWorld and AmSim Release Memphis International Airport for MSFS

January 19, 2023
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BEAUTIFUL MODEL of the WORLD and AmSim have teamed up once again to build and release a rendition of Memphis International Airport (KMEM) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the primary international airport serving Memphis, covering 1,600 hectares of land, sporting four runways, and averaging 4 million passengers a year as of recent. 


Mainly a cargo airport, known as the FedEx Superhub, it processes a significant number of packages per year, featuring many nonstop destinations all across the globe, along with a network of domestic routes all over the continental United States. For 16 years (between 1993 and 2009), MEM used to be the busiest cargo airport in the World, overtaken by Hong Kong Intl. in 2010 but remained the busiest cargo airport in the country and the entire western hemisphere until 2020, when the COVID-19 eCommerce boom made it take the first place once again, although rather briefly. 


Passenger-wise, it averages 80 flights a day, with Delta Airlines being the market share leader with 21.33% (828,000) of the total number of passengers between 2021 and 2022. American Airlines is second, with 20.36% (790,000), and Southwest is third, with 18.47% (717,000). As far as destinations are concerned, Atlanta is the busiest, with 422,000 passengers, followed by Dallas-Fort Worth and Charlotte, with 257,000 and 190,000, respectively. 


The scenery features an accurate rendition of the airport as it currently stands, with a fully modeled terminal interior, animated jetways, high-resolution custom ground textures, surrounding buildings fully modeled, parallax windows, airline codes assigned to each parking, and FSLTL compatibility. 


It’s available on Orbx Direct for roughly $22.73, requiring at least 2.53 GB of free disk space to install.

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