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Drzewiecki Design

New York Airports X

 

Type: Package of 6 airports

Authors: Tomasz Zabłotny, Dominik Hajder, Smit Parmar, Stanisław Drzewiecki  & subcontractors

Released: June 2014

Compatible with: FSX/P3D

 

 Summary of resources for New York related products 

 

New York Airports X is the most complete, affordable and performance-friendly package on the market containing 6 New York airports - 3 from the largest airport system in the world (KJFK Kennedy, KEWR Newark and KLGA LaGuardia) and 3 business & general aviation airports from the surrounding area (KTEB Teterboro, KCDW Essex County and KLDJ Linden).

 

New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. The city is referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part. A global power city, New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment.

 

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK) in the borough of Queens in New York City is owned by the City of New York and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under a long-term operating lease. It is about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Lower Manhattan. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway in the United States, handling more international traffic than any other airport in North America. It is also the third-leading freight gateway to the country by value of shipments. In 2013, the airport handled 50,423,765 passengers, making it the 17th busiest airport in the world and sixth busiest in the United States by passenger traffic. Together, JFK International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty airports, all operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, are the largest airport system in the United States, second in the world in terms of passenger traffic, and first in the world by total flight operations. In the last few years it has made many improvements to terminals, roadways and inter-terminal transportation.

Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR, FAA LID: EWR), originally named Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is an international airport which straddles the municipal boundary between Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. The airport is owned by the city of Newark and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It is about 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Newark Airport was the first major airport in the United States and is the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area's busiest in terms of flights.

LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA, FAA LID: LGA) is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens. The airport is on the waterfront of Flushing Bay and Bowery Bay, in East Elmhurst and borders the neighborhoods of East Elmhurst, Astoria, and Jackson Heights. The airport is a hub for Delta Air Lines and a focus city for American Airlines and regional affiliate American Eagle.

Teterboro Airport (IATA: TEB, ICAO: KTEB, FAA LID: TEB) is a general aviation relief airport in the boroughs of Teterboro, Moonachie, and Hasbrouck Heights in Bergen County, New Jersey. It is owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The airport is 12 miles (19 km) from midtown Manhattan in the New Jersey Meadowlands, which makes it very popular for private and corporate aircraft. The airport has a weight limit of 100,000 pounds (45,000 kg) on aircraft meant to make it nonviable as a commercial airport.

Essex County Airport (IATA: CDW, ICAO: KCDW, FAA LID: CDW), informally "Caldwell Airport", is a public use airport located in Fairfield Township, Essex County, New Jersey, two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Caldwell, a borough of northwestern Essex County in the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is owned by the Essex County Improvement Authority. This facility is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011?2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport.

Linden Airport (IATA: LDJ, ICAO: KLDJ, FAA LID: LDJ) (Linden Municipal Airport) is a mile southeast of Linden in Union County, New Jersey. It is next to U.S. Route 1&9. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011?2015 categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport.

 

 

Installation:

  • After downloading the installer simply execute it. The scenery will be automatically added to the Flight Simulator Scenery Library. After downloading the installer simply execute it. The scenery will be automatically added to the Flight Simulator Scenery Library, however KJFK, KEWR and KLGA airports will remain inactive. You can activate them whenever you like in the FS Scenery Library. In order to save some performance you might consider disabling airports not used during a particular flight. We have provided a few possible install settings so users could choose them accordingly to their simulator performance. Please read the manual after installing the product.

 

Scenery minimum requirements:

  • 3GHz processor and 4GB of RAM

  • Drzewiecki Design Grass (or any other tool to turn on 4096x4096 textures in FSX). New York Airports X installer will turn them on automatically during the first install, but any changes made to FS Display settings will switch texture resolution back to 1024x1024.

  • Drzewiecki Design FSX/P3D Season Switcher to switch summer/fall/winter textures on some custom objects (mainly trees)

 

Scenery features:

  • Most complete, affordable and performance-friendly package of the largest airport system in the world, including 6 high quality airports from New York metropolitan area

  • Fully compatible with FSX and P3D

  • Advanced installer with various performance settings

  • 6 high quality airports from New York area

  • Each airport with seasonal and night ground photorealistic textures

  • Up-to-date airport layouts

  • Advanced modeling and texturing techniques, extensive LODs, texture baking

  • Runway lights turn on automatically during fog, apron lights realistically lit the ground

  • 3D taxiway bridges in KJFK (AI traffic compatible)

  • Canarsie Approach lighting system fully modeled

  • A manual with detailed description of the airports, scenery features, performance tips and all other important information

  • Volumetric grass, HD static aircraft, custom reflections, 3D realistic taxiway lights, custom car traffic, advanced mesh, moving jetways and more!

 

Seasonal textures:

  • Unfortunately there are some limitations in FSX which make automatic changes of some seasonal textures (like roofs or custom made trees) impossible. We have created a special tool Drzewiecki Design FSX/P3D Season Switcher which you can use to change all seasonal textures in all our FSX/P3D products to a proper season. Without using this program Fall and Winter seasons in our FSX and P3D sceneries might look incorrectly.

 

Compatibility:

  • New York City X is compatible with vector add-ons (f/e UTX), mesh add-ons (f/e FS Global), airport scenery add-ons and visual add-ons (f/e FTX Global). It is also fully compatible with New York City X.

  • New York Airports X might not be fully compatible with Taburet New York Photorealistic and Megascenery New York.

  • We do not guarantee compatibility with all unmentioned add-ons for the included area. If there are some issues found, solutions will be posted on our forum.

 

Demo:

  • A demo version of New York Airports X is provided. This is a fully functional freeware scenery, perfectly aligned with the full payware version. This ensures no problems with online (VATSIM, IVAO and multiplayer) flying in case some users have the payware scenery and some don't. The demo gives you all the terminals with low resolution textures and non-animated jetways plus a 4.8m/pix resolution photoreal ground for all 6 airports. Demo sceneries are available on our website and on other websites with FS freeware add-ons

 

Where to get:

  • Look at the table on the top of this page. There are links to all websites where you can download this product.

 

Support:

  • Our forum http://drzewiecki-design.net/forum/ supports registered users in English and Polish. Please read Regulations prior to registering.

  • For alternate way of contact please proceed to our Contact section.

  • All feedback and suggestions are welcome!

 

Movies:

 

New York Airports X promo movie 1. Produced by Alexander Ther.

 

 

New York Airports X promo movie 2. Produced by Michael Colley.

 

 

 

 

Some screenshots were made using the following add-ons:

Drzewiecki Design New York City X, Drzewiecki Design Grass, ORBX FTX Global, Ultimate Terrain X, Burkhard Renk MyTRAFFIC X Pro

 

KJFK Kennedy Intl.

KLGA LaGuardia
KEWR Newark
KTEB Teterboro
KCDW Essex County
KLDJ Linden