iniBuilds Updates John F. Kennedy International Airport for MSFS

iniBuilds has recently updated their rendition of John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, focusing on improving its performance with model optimization, LOD tweaks, and more.

The busiest international gateway to the United States is served and visited by over 90 airlines, covering all the inhabited continents around the globe. JetBlue tops the market share chart, with 28.8% or 15,624,961 passengers, followed by Delta Air Lines and American Airlines, with 28.4% (15,390,437) and 14.5% (7,870,971), respectively. From foreign operators, Air France leads the way with 1.9% of the total market share or 1,025,339 passengers.

Update 1.2.0 adds the option to completely disable interiors and replace them with parallax windows and brings LOD value adjustments, performance-friendly material resolutions, LODed jetways, model tweaks, etc. The changelog follows below:

T4, T8 & Satellite, Tower and TWA hotel:
- Models split into smaller sections
- LOD values adjusted as necessary
- Overall material resolution and count reduction
- Further implementation of instancing
- Added option for parallax when detailed interiors not in use
- Fixed multiple model issues (stretched UVs, gaps in mesh, missing objects)
- Added emissive boost to floodlights
- Implemented smaller LOD radius

- Reduced amount of people models by approximately 50%
- Separated mesh to ensure none have greater than 65,000 vertices, improving portability on low end devices.
- Reduced material count and replaced materials with vertex colour
- Use of instancing on seats and gates
- Adjusted LOD values
-All jetways now have LODs
- Some default assets removed (superfluous)
- Several duplicate elements removed
- Removed hidden interior details from AA Cargo
- ILS freqs now visible on VFR map
- LODs added to all major buildings within the airport boundary

The scenery is available on the iniBuilds Store for roughly $19.21, requiring at least 4.47 GB of free hard disk space to install.

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