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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update XV: Nordics & Greenland Released

The newest World Update focuses on the Nordics and Greenland. Now available for free.

Microsoft has released World Update XV: Nordics & Greenland as the latest world update that is now freely available to users of Microsoft Flight Simulator. The covered regions in this latest world update include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Across the different countries, you will find 90 newly added landmarks, 10 TIN cities, 5 new airports and fresh aerial imaergy and satellite data to improve the overall quality and accuracy of the ground below.

As for the cities which saw the TIN update, these include: Aarhus, Copenhagen, Frederikssund, Odense, and Roskilde; four in Sweden: Gothenburg, Linkoping, Malmö, and Visby; and Norway’s Oslo. The new airports (by Gaya Simulations) are Akureyri Airport (BIAR), Mo i Rana Airport (ENRA), Kiruna Airport (ESNQ), and Ivalo Airport (EFIV). Kjetil Garpestad created a rendition of Leknes Airport (ENLK).

You can get World Update XV: Nordics and Greenland for free via the in-sim Marketplace.

Features

  • 90 hand-made points of interest.
  • 10 TIN (triangulated irregular network) cities.
  • 5 hand-crafted airports.
  • Broad-based, high-resolution geographic updates using significantly enhanced DEMs (digital elevation models) in Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
  • Fresh aerial imagery and satellite data across the entire region.

Some points of interest include: Denmark’s Farø Bridges, Gråsten Palace, and Ribe Cathedral; Finland’s Bengtskär Lighthouse, Kökar church, and Tähtiniemi Bridge; Greenland’s Arctic Station, EastGRIP, and Summit Station; Iceland’s Knarrarós Lighthouse, Laugardalsvöllur Stadium, and Ólafsvíkurkirkja Church; Norway’s Andenes Lighthouse, Gjemnessund Bridge, and Svalbard Global Seed Vault; and Sweden’s Älvsborg Bridge, Arctic Space Centre, and Aurora Sky Station.

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