Microsoft Flight Simulator update adds new airports and attractions

Stephanie Nannery, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 20:37 GMT

Microsoft Flight Simulator has been updated with many new points of interest and new airports.

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There are 4 new airports and about 50 new attractions.

In addition to the above, you can expect some fixes and improvements to performance and stability, planes, UI, inputs, activities, and worlds.

The full update notes are:

Microsoft Flight Simulator – USA World Update


  • KATL-Atlanta International
  • KFHR – Friday Harbor
  • KDFW – Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
  • KSWF-New York Stewart International Airport

Points of interest

  • Chimney Rock
  • Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Pilgrim Memorial in Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • Fort Jefferson
  • Washington Monument, Washington DC
  • Capitol, Washington DC
  • White House, Washington DC
  • Wright Brothers National Monument
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Biltmore Estate
  • Devils Tower
  • New River Gorge Bridge
  • United States National Arboretum
  • Bixby Creek Bridge
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge
  • Sunshine Skyway Bridge
  • Mackinac Bridge
  • Navajo Bridge
  • Astoria-Megler Bridge
  • US Grant Bridge
  • Raleigh Avenue Bridge
  • Lewis and Clark Bridge
  • Sucent.Marie International Bridge
  • Fort Knox
  • Monument Rocks National Natural
  • Coronado Heights Castle
  • Ellis County Hall
  • Monument Valley
  • Yosemite El Capitan
  • Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde, Colorado
  • Ship Rock, New Mexico
  • Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon
  • Yosemite Half Dome
  • Dwarshak Dam
  • Hoover Dam
  • Oroville Dam
  • Alcatraz (water tower and lighthouse only)
  • Fort McHenry in Baltimore
  • Niagara Falls Rainbow Bridge
  • Glen Canyon Dam
  • Las Vegas Strip (Night)
  • Confederation Bridge
  • NASA Space Center Houston (Visitor Center)
  • Kennedy Space Center Florida (Visitor Center)
  • Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Monument)
  • Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
  • National Radio Observatory
  • Gulf of Mexico, oil rig
  • Airport Cemetery, Tucson

Performance and stability

  • Fixed some crashes to improve the overall stability of the title
  • Optimizing photogrammetry loading
  • Offline air traffic is now properly removed over long distances. This caused performance to slow down over time.


  • From improved handling and flight models to autopilot fixes, this update includes a general review of all planes.

Passenger plane

  • FIXED: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Fuel Consumption Issue
  • FIXED: Fuel consumption issue on Airbus A320neo
  • Reduced yaw vibration of Airbus A320neo by further reducing yaw gain

General aviation aircraft

  • Pistrel Virus SW121: FIXED – Cruising speed adjusted in aircraft selection menu (previously too low)
  • Cessna 152: Elevator authority increased by 5%
  • Cirrus SR22: FIXED – Mixture control is no longer set to automixture
  • Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX: FIXED – Invisible Spoiler Removed
  • EXTRA 330LT: Improved engine responsiveness
  • EXTRA 330LT: Fixed full caster ringtail wheel animation to allow up to 90 ° rotation
  • Robin Cap 10: Full castering Allows 90 ° movable range of rear wheels

Aircraft with Garmin glass cockpit

  • Added visual notification about PFD when deactivating AP
  • If AP is enabled, Flight Director is automatically turned on and cannot be disabled.


  • Fixed data consumption value calculation
  • Fixed input feedback on some devices
  • The coloring name should now display correctly in the menu.
  • The weather image for your flight plan should be correct in all cases.
  • Fixed live time accuracy
  • Fixed an issue where the checklist eye button was not selected
  • Bush trip menu no longer freezes
  • Titles no longer freeze when switching from online to offline in the menu
  • Fixed some behaviors that caused the world map search to stop responding


  • Added default presets for Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant (GA twin engine configuration)
  • Added default preset for CH throttle quadrant
  • CH Flightstick Pro default presets have been added
  • CH Combatstick default presets have been added


  • The logbook should properly record incomplete flights (return to the main menu or land and shut down the engine and master).
  • After resuming the activity, the landing challenge target should be displayed correctly.


  • Streetlights on small streets and roads are now displayed more randomly
  • Airport workers no longer have to randomly freeze and stop animations

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