Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update IX: Italy & Malta Is Now Available

The latest world update focuses on Italy and Malta, bringing this beautiful region to life.

The latest World Update is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator. World Update IX: Italy and Malta is the biggest World Update yet released by the MSFS team and updates a stunning area of the world with all-new details.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta focus on the countries mentioned with all new terrain data, additional photogrammetry cities and more. Cities such as Roma, Milan, Venice, and Paestum have been updated to include the latest photogrammetry data, bringing a realistic look to these places in the simulator.

Also included with the new World Update are four brand-new hand-crafted airports. These include Palermo Airport (LICJ), Sondrio airport (LILO), Marina di Campo Airport (LIRJ) and finally Bolzano Airport (LIPB).

As with recent World Updates, there are new missions to discover. This includes three new landing challenges, additional discovery flights over Italy and a range of bush missions to get the most of the new landmarks.

Speaking of new landmarks, 94 new points of interest have been included as part of this World Update. Landmarks include the Castle Of Serravalle, Piazza Dei Miracoli (Torre Di Pisa), St. Paul’s Cathedral and Vatican City.

The World Update also brings with it a minor simulator update, bringing Microsoft Flight Simulator to build 1.25.9.0. The new update improves airport data for a number of airports and the latest nav AIRAC data.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta can be downloaded free of charge via the in-sim Marketplace. The full list of included features is below.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta

Photogrammetry Cities

  • Turin
  • Bari
  • Napoli
  • Venice
  • Roma
  • Milan
  • Perugia
  • Parma
  • Ancona
  • Pavia
  • Cittadella
  • Paestum
  • Padua

Hand-Crafted Airports

  • LICJ – Palermo Airport
  • LILO – Sondrio airport
  • LIRJ – Marina di Campo Airport
  • LIPB – Bolzano Airport

Hand-Crafted Points of Interest

  • Alianz Stadium (Juventus)
  • Arch Of Constantine
  • Arena Di Verona
  • Basilica Di San Petronio
  • Basilica Di Santa Maria Assunta
  • Basilica San Francesco
  • Bastioni Di Siracusa
  • Bigo
  • Biosfera
  • Brunico Castle
  • Capo Santa Maria Di Leuca Lighthouse
  • Caserta Royal Palace
  • Castel Del Monte
  • Castel San Michele (+Helipad)
  • Castel Savoia
  • Castello Di Celano
  • Castello Di Graines
  • Castello Di Miramare
  • Castello Di Roccascalegna
  • Castello Di Verres
  • Castello Estense
  • Castello Monforte
  • Castello Sforzesco
  • Castelsardo
  • Castle Of Corigliano Calabro
  • Castle Of Serravalle
  • Cathedral Of Santa Maria Del Fiore Placemark
  • Church Santa Maria Della Pietà
  • Citylife (Milan) (Few Skyscrappers)
  • Civita Di Bagnoregio (+Bridge)
  • Diga Di Santa Giustina
  • Duomo Di Milano
  • Duomo Di Modena
  • Duomo Di Orvieto
  • Duomo Di Parma
  • Duomo Di Siena
  • Faro Di Capo Caccia
  • Fausto Bisantis Bridge
  • Fénis Castle
  • Fort Manoel
  • Fort St Angelo
  • Forte Di Bard
  • Gorizia Castle
  • Grotta Di Nettuno
  • Il-Forti Tigné
  • Isola Bella
  • Isola Di Capo Rizzuto And The Aragonese Castle
  • Kirchturm Von Altgraun
  • Le Morge
  • Lighthouse Of Genoa
  • Maradona Stadium (Stadio San Paolo)
  • Maschio Angioino (Castel Nuevo)
  • Maxxi, The National Museum
  • Mdina Old City
  • MiCo. Gate 2
  • Mmm Corones
  • Modigliani Forum
  • Mole Antonelliana
  • Monte Santo Di Lussari
  • Monument To Vittorio Emanuele Ii
  • Mosta Parish
  • Museo Archeologico Di Napoli – Sezione Egizia
  • Napoli Afragola Railway Station
  • National Stadium Ta’Qali
  • Nuraghe Su Nuraxi
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Pantheon
  • Parish Church of Mellieha
  • Passo Dello Stelvio
  • Piazza Dei Miracoli (Torre Di Pisa)
  • Place Moulin Dam
  • PortoMaso Business Tower
  • Ras Sendemast
  • Reggia Di Venaria
  • Rocca Calascio
  • Saint Mark’S Basilica
  • San Siro Stadium
  • Santissima Trinità Di Saccargia
  • Santuario Di Loreto
  • Scala Dei Turchi
  • St Agatha’s Tower (Red Tower)
  • St. Valentin (Kastelruth) Church
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Stadio Friuli
  • Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi
  • Stadio Olimpico
  • Stadio Renato Dall’Ara
  • Statua Del Redentore (Maratea)
  • Stele Della Madonna Della Lettera
  • Tempio Voltiano
  • Temple Of Concordia
  • The Dingli Cliffs
  • Timmelsjoch – Telescope Landmark
  • Torre Astura
  • Torre Degli Asinelli E Garisenda
  • Torre Della Pelosa
  • Torri Di San Marino
  • Tre Cime Di Lavaredo E Rifugio Locatelli
  • Tropea Grotta Del Palombaro
  • Vajont Dam
  • Vatican City
  • Venice Railroad Bridge
  • Viadotto Italia
  • Viadotto Sfalassà
  • Villa Olmo – Como

Bush Trips

  • The Apennines
  • Sardinia Tour
  • Sicily Journey

Landing Challenges

  • Reggio Calabria – Epic
  • Palermo Falcone Borsellino – Strong Wind
  • Genova Setri – Epic

Discovery Flights

  • Venice
  • Rome
  • Florence
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Calum has been an avid fan of Flight Sim since the release of FS2000 and has developed his love for aviation ever since.
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