WDF Avia Releases Phuket Airport for X-Plane 12

South East Asia’s tourist hotspot now available for X-Plane 12!

Posted: 21-Jan-2024 @ 16:15z
WDF Avia Releases Phuket Airport for X-Plane 12

Scenery developer WDF Avia has released their first scenery for the X-Plane platform, choosing to focus efforts on Thailand’s Phuket International Airport (VTSP) for their first release.

Phuket International Airport (VTSP) is an international airport located in the Phuket province in Thailand, South East Asia. The airport serves as the main gateway to its namesake island, and sees primarily tourists pass through its departure and arrival halls. Phuket International Airport (VTSP) is the third busiest airport in Thailand, featuring 3 terminals, two of which serve scheduled commercial flights, while the third is reserved for charter operations.

The airport saw approximately 6.3 million passengers pass through its doors in 2023, and sees numerous carriers operate to a wide variety of destinations from its single runway, including Air Astana to Almaty, Asiana Airlines to Seoul Incheon, Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi and Salam Air to Muscat, to name but a few.

New to X-Plane developer WDF Avia has released its rendition of Thailands most important coastal tourist hub for X-Plane 12. The scenery comes included with numerous features that are supposed to provide a realistic and immersive recreation of the airfield. Among said features are for example high resolution recreations of numerous airport buildings, including the three main terminals, custom 3D lighting set to illuminate the field at night, animated airport ground traffic, as well as custom Ortho4XP mesh set to imrpove the depiction of the surrounding terrain.

If you feel like unpacking your swim trunks and jetting off to South East Asia for a well deserved virtual break, then feel free to head over to the developers simMarket product page and buy WDF Avia’s rendition of Phuket International Airport (VTSP) for $22.00 excl. VAT.

Feature List

  • High resolution recreation of airport buildings including both domestic and international terminals
  •  3D passenger models
  •  Detailed apron and runway markings
  •  3D lighting of the airport area
  • Animated airport ground traffic and auto gates
  • Custom airport vegetation including grass areas, and trees
  • Custom OSM to improve depiction of surrounding mountains
  • Custom Orhto4XP ground mesh
  • Friendly performance
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