With over 37,000 airports in Flight Simulator, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to landing locations.
A number of these airports have even been hand-crafted, with the aim of making these digital airports as realistic as the ones in the real world.
Below you can discover which airports have been given the Flight Simulator handcrafted treatment and, once you've taken a look, we have a list of all the currently available planes you can use to visit them.
PC users, however, should first ensure that their user meets the Flight Simulator specs or else your journey into the sky might be very short indeed.
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Airports and hand-crafted airports in Flight Simulator explained
There's over 37,000 airports for you to visit in Flight Simulator, 40 of these airports, referred to as hand-crafted airports, have been carefully recreated by the developers to look as realistic as possible.
The exact number of hand-crafted airports you can visit depends on which edition of Flight Simulator you buy, but, with the standard edition, you are guaranteed 30 hand-crafted airports. This number increased to 35 with the deluxe edition and 40 with the premium.
If you decide to visit one of these hand-crafted airports, such as Heathrow Airport in the UK, make sure you take a close look from both the sky and the ground, so that you can enjoy every detail.
Standard edition hand-crafted airports in Flight Simulator explained
There's a total of 30 hand-crafted airports for you to visit in the standard edition of Flight Simulator.
Below you can find the airports in question:
Aspen / Pitkin County Airport in the USA (KASE)
Bugalaga Airstrip (CAMA) in Indonesia (WX53)
Chagual Airport in Peru (SPGL)
Courchevel Altiport in France (LFLJ)
Donegal Airport in Ireland (EIDL)
Entebbe International Airport in Uganda (HUEN)
Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport in Portugal (LPMA)
Gibraltar International Airport in Gibraltar / UK (LXGB)
Innsbruck Airport in Austria (L0WI)
Los Angeles International Airport in the USA (KLAX)
Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Nepal (VNLK)
Nanwalek Airport in the USA (KEB)
John F. Kennedy International Airport in the USA (KJFK)
Orlando International Airport in the USA (KMCO)
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France (LFPG)
Paro International Airport in Bhutan (VQPR)
Queenstown Airport in New Zealand (NZQN)
Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Ecuador (SEQM)
Rio de Janeiro-Antonio Carlos Jobim / Galeão Int'l Airport in Brazil (SBGL)
Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport in Dutch Saba (TNCS)
Gustaf III Airport in France / Saint Barthélemy (TFFJ)
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA (KSEA)
Sedona Airport in the USA (KSEZ)
Sirena Aerodrome in Costa Rica (MRSN)
Stewart Airport in Canada (CZST)
Sydney Airport in Australia (YSSY)
Telluride Regional Airport in the USA (KTEX)
Haneda Airport in Japan (RJTT)
Toncontin International Airport in Honduras (MHTG)
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Canada (CYTZ)
Deluxe edition hand-crafted airports in Flight Simulator explained
The deluxe edition of Flight Simulator includes the 30 hand-crafted airports from the standard edition and five new airports for you to land at.
Here are the new airports you can visit in the deluxe edition:
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands (EHAM)
Cairo International Airport in Egypt (HECA)
Cape Town International Airports in South Africa (FACT)
O'Hare International Airport in the USA (KORD)
Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport in Spain (LEMD)
For those investigating their Flight Simulator options, we have a planes list and airport list for each launch edition, a list of Flight Simulator Achievements and what to expect from Flight Simulator's Xbox version. Then, when you start playing, we have explainers on weather and liveries, multiplayer, using autopilot and sim rate, and how to use the game's equivalent of photo mode with Active Pause.
Premium edition hand-crafted airports in Flight Simulator explained
The premium edition of Flight Simulator offers you an additional five hand-crafted airports, alongside the airports from both the standard and deluxe edition, bringing the total number of airports you can visit to 40.
Below you can find the airports that are only available in the premium edition:
Denver International Airport in the USA (KDEN)
Dubai International Airport in the United Arb Emirates (OMDB)
Frankfurt Airport in Germany (EDDF)
Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom (EGLL)
San Francisco International Airport in the USA (KSFO)