Verticalsim Releases Ontario International Airport for XP12

Another one for the Freight Dogs

Posted: 13-Jan-2024 @ 15:26z
Verticalsim Releases Ontario International Airport for XP12

Well regarded scenery developer Verticalsim has released their rendition of Ontario International Airport for XP12, bringing one of the West Coasts most important freight hubs to the platform.

Serving as the main gateway to the San Bernardino area in California, Ontario International Airport an international airport jointly operated by the city of Ontario and San Bernardino Country. The airport initially opened in 1923, and was then known as Latimer Field, named after an orange-packing factory located close by. During the 1940’s, the airport was expanded and received significant upgrades, including new runways, and during WWII, began serving as a training base for U.S. Army Air Corps P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustangs.

Only in 1946 was the airport officially renamed to Ontario International Airport and began primarily serving commercial purposes. Today, the airport has two terminals, featuring 28 gates, and sees numerous domestic and international carriers operate to destinations across North and Central America and the Pacific, including Hawaiian Airlines to Honolulu, Volaris to Guadalajara and New Pacific Airlines to Nashville and Reno/Tahoe. The airport also serves as the West Coast air and truck hub for UPS and as major distribution hub for rival FedEx.

Verticalsim has published their rendition of this important West Coast air hub for XP12 users to enjoy, providing them with the opportunity to take their MD-11 and Airbus A300 freighters for a spin. The scenery comes included with up-to-date 2023 ground layout of the airport depicting it in its current state, HDR lighting, custome 3D buildings, and high-quality PBR textures among other features. The product also features brand new XP12 weather maps, making flying in and out during adverse weather conditions even more exciting.

Should you wish to fly to one of the alternatives to busy and congested LAX, then feel free to go and pick-up Verticalsim’s rendition of Ontario International Airport (KONT) from their online store. The purchase will cost you $15.99, subject to local taxes. Based on the first recently published reviews, it seems as if the scenery has been well received and lives up to the developer’s well-known standards.

Feature List

  • Brand new XP12 weather maps
  • Accurate cargo ramps
  • 2023 Airport Layout
  • HDR Lighting
  • PBR on nearly all materials
  • Moving vehicle traffic
  • Traffic AI Routing
  • SAM Jetways
  • Usage of LOD’s for optimization
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