Fly2High Releases Daegu International Airport for MSFS

March 10, 2023

Fly2High has recently released their rendition of Daegu International Airport (RKTN) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the 5th busiest airport in South Korea with a yearly average of 4.6 million passengers.

The airport was established in early 1937 as Taegu Airfield when South Korea was ruled by the Japanese. In the 1950s, it was utilized by the USAF as one of their airfields, consisting solely of a dirt and gravel runway and two concrete buildings. It was upgraded for the first time in mid-1950, with a new 1,500m long runway made of PSP (pierced steel planking). Months later, it got another 200 meters of PSP, making it 1,700m long. A 2,700m long concrete runway came a year later, by the hands of the 930th Engineer Aviation Group.

Nowadays, Daegu is no longer a military airfield but it still shares its infrastructure with the South Korean Air Force, which makes it highly illegal to take pictures of the apron, runway, and military facilities. It sports a single-passenger terminal and a parking lot for 1,097 cars.

It’s served by seven airlines: Asiana Airlines (Jeju), Jeju Air (Taipei), Jin Air (Jeju, Taipei), Tigerair Taiwan (Taipei), T’way Air (Bangkok, Cebu, Da Nang, Fukuoka, Guam, Hanoi, Jeju, Nha Trang, Osaka-Kansai, Taipei, Tokyo-Narita, Yanji, Zhangjiajie), and VietJet Air (Da Nang). 

The scenery features hand-made ground texture sets, a fully modeled terminal with an interior, custom-built PBR jetways with realistic variations, animated humans, animated traffic, and a custom GSX profile.

It’s available on SimMarket for roughly $16.88, requiring at least 1.30 GB of free hard disk space to install.

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