AirportSim Released on PC via Steam

Try your hand at being a ground handler in this new simulator based around ground ops.

Posted: 19-Oct-2023 @ 19:34z

We have known for a few weeks that AirportSim would be launching on Steam today and now it is official. AirportSim is now available to buy through the popular gaming platform across the world.

In your new role, you will work at a number of different airports taking on the challenges of a ground crew member. Welcoming passengers, offloading baggage and pushing the plane with the tug form just a handful of the duties you will need to complete to keep your passengers, flight crew and airline happy.

You will simulate this experience from a first-person perspective and the world around you is highly simulated. The custom physics and graphics engine means you will be taking on these challenges in realistic environments. Cars, baggage and other equipment have unique handling properties, meaning you will need to take care when manoeuvring around the 737s or A320s that are in the simulator.

With various game modes to choose from, there will be plenty to do. Campaign mode will give you a realistic flight schedule that you will need to follow and complete on time in order to ensure flights leave as scheduled. Free Play grants you the freedom to complete random tasks whilst you handle the weather. Finally, Visitor Mode gives you the chance to look around the included airports (Vágar, Keflavik, and Frankfurt) at your own pace without any pressure or obligations.

For those wanting to get creative with their simulator, you can customise flight schedules, paint skins and more. All of these creations can be shared via the Steam Workshop and the included tools will allow you to really get your imagination running wild.

AirportSim has been developed by MS Games, but has been massively supported by MK-Studios. MK-Studios, if you don’t know, brought us airports like Rome, Lisbon, Keflavik and more to Microsoft Flight Simulator. So if you liked the detail in those airports, there’s a good chance you will like what they’ve done with AirportSim.

AirportSim is now available to buy through Steam for the usual price $34.99 USD. However, there is currently a 10% introductory sale happening right now.

Features

  • Licensed and recreated aircraft: Airbus A320Neo and 737Max
  • Ground handling equipment and vehicles recreated on blueprints from real manufacturers
  • Partnered airlines, including Atlantic Airways, WizzAir, Norwegian and EnterAir, with more to come!
  • Faithfully reproduced airports based on Warsaw Chopin, Vagar, Key West and Keflavik, with more arrivals post-launch
  • Varied gameplay experiences through multiple unique game modes
  • Each task in AirportSim is based on interviews with real ground-handling staff
  • Real-time weather using the METAR weather system
  • Steam Workshop support, create your own aircraft skins and gameplay situations
  • Work alongside friends in co-op and ensure smooth operations together
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