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Istanbul Atatürk Airport, ICAO: LTBA is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey and also the busiest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers. It was originally opened in 1924 and is located in Yesilköy which is on the European side of the city 24 km west of the city’s centre. The airport was renamed, in 1980, to Atatürk International Airport in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. The airport served over 51 million passengers in 2013, making it the 17th busiest airport in the world for  passenger traffic and…

Taxi2Gate have with this latest release for FSX, added another large and impressive airport, Orlando International Airport, to their stable of products. Orlando International Airport, ICAO: KMCO, is located six miles southeast of Orlando, Florida. Like many modern airports it began as a military airport during the Second World War. It was originally known as Pinecastle Army Airfield until 1959 when it was renamed to McCoy Air Force Base after Colonel Michael Norman Wright McCoy, commander of the 321st Bombardment Wing, who was killed in a crash in 1958. It remained a military facility until the early 1960’s when it…

This is the second Caribbean airport released by Taxi2Gate this year and it comes just two months after their recent release of Georges F.L. Charles airport. This time they’ve taken us to the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the largest of its islands Saint Vincent where we find E.T. Joshua airport, ICAO: TVSV. This single runway airport is located on the island’s southern tip in the town of Arnos Vale. The airport was formerly known as Arnos Vale airport but was renamed for Ebenezer Theodore Joshua, the first chief minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The…

George F. L. Charles Airport, ICAO: TLPC is the smaller of the two airports on the island of Saint Lucia which is a sovereign country in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The island was named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse by the French, the island’s first European colonizers. Up until 1997 the airport was known as Vigie airport, at that time it was renamed in honour of Saint Lucia politician Sir George Frederick Lawrence Charles who died in 2007. TLPC is located near the northern tip of the island 2 kms north of the capital city of Castries. The airport has…

M. R. Štefánik Airport also known as Bratislava Airport or Bratislava-Ivanka Airport; ICAO: LZIB, is the main international airport of Slovakia and is named after general Milan Rastislav Štefánik. Geographically the airport is located in the extreme western portion of the country just a few kilometers from the point where the borders of Slovakia, Austria and Hungary meet. In 2011 a total of 1.5 million domestic and international passengers passed through the airport. It has two runways; 04/22 @ 9,515ft and 13/31 @ 10,466ft.