JustSim’s New Releases for MSFS & Prepar3D

JustSim have taken to social media to announce the release of two new products: Chania International Airport (LGSA) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and Heraklion International Airport (LGIR) for Prepar3D.

Few details have been given for the MSFS version of Chainia Airport, but the images suggest this is a highly detailed rendering of this Cretan airport. Featuring both interior and exterior views of the main terminal, and effective night lighting, all modelled with PBR textures, this addon simulates this popular holiday destination.

Heraklion Airport, for Prepar3D, features high definition ground textures and 3D models, compiled using PBR materials, dynamic lighting, and custom buildings, some of nearby hotels and restaurants along the coastline.

Also features 3D birds and grass, animated ground vehicles, 3D taxiway lighting, and custom night effects. This addon is fully compatible with FTX Global openLC Europe.

Version 1.1 has fixed or changed: Navigation data, dynamic lighting, autogen objects, and general scene optimization, and AFCAD file has been modified

Herakion and Chainia airports are both available from simMarket. Heraklion is priced at EUR 16.90 (excl tax) with an upgrade price of EUR 5.00, and Chainia is priced at EUR 16.13. Owners of a previous version of Chainia can get the MSFS version for EUR 8.40.

Both Heraklion Airport and Chania Airport are located on the holiday island of Crete, with Heraklion being the primary airport of the island. Chainia is the gateway for the western part of the island.

Features for Heraklion Airport

  • Fully compatible with FTX Global openLC Europe 
  • Shading and occlusion (texture baking) effects on terminal and other airport buildings
  • Ground polygons were compiled using PBR materials 
  • 3D models now use PBR materials 
  • Dynamic lighting of the apron 
  • High resolution ground textures / Custom runway textures
  • High resolution building textures
  • Custom models of buildings and hotels on the coastline.
  • Many animated custom ground vehicles.
  • Surrounding area with custom autogen
  • Custom restaurants and hotels on the coastal line of the sea
  • Fully AI traffic compatible with accurat AFCAD file
  • Excellent night effects
  • 3D birds
  • 3D grass
  • Optimized for excellent performance
  • Fully 3d taxiways lighting
  • Automatic season change for vegatation, photobackground high resolution
  • Realistic reflections on glass



Author: Ray

I have been an avid aviation enthusiast for about eight years since I first started using FSX. Apart from flying in the sims (now X-Plane 11 and MSFS) I enjoy reading about aviation through the many periodicals and books available. I live in South Yorkshire in the northern half of the UK.

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