Nicholas Hesler

Orbx San Jose International Airport: The FSElite Review

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San Jose International is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the largest tech hubs in the world. San Jose Airport (KSJC), is one of the three major airports in the San Francisco Bay Area and is the second-largest in terms of passenger volume. For many years, I personally felt that SJC was very underappreciated by the community, but now that Orbx has stepped up and delivered their rendition of the airport, it looks like things are finally turning around for one of the fastest-growing airports in the country. As this is my home town airport, I just had to take a look at this scenery. But is this scenery up to the Orbx standard we all know and love? Let’s find out.

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