This add-on brings Bavaria's second largest international airport in an incomparably authentic and lively atmosphere to X-Plane.

Over a development period of around 2.5 years, the two  designers Volker Wegner and Lars Pinkenburg have rebuilt all the  buildings and facilities of the real airport based on more than 1,000  photos taken on site with great attention to detail for the simulator.  The airport environment was also modelled with great attention to detail  and covers a total area of ​​around 55 km�, with numerous  characteristic buildings, traffic routes and terrain features, so that  the depiction is extremely close to reality even during the approach and  departure phases.

A special highlight of the scenery are the innumerable  vehicle animations, which contribute significantly to the realistic  atmosphere at the airport. A lot of work was also put into the lifelike  depiction of the taxiway and apron surfaces.

The scenery addon has been implemented using state-of-the-art  X-Plane conversion techniques which, despite the high model and texture  complexity, enable a smooth framerate on current simulator PC hardware.


Developer: Captain 7 / 29Palms


  • Highly realistic rendition of Nuremberg Airport based on most recent geodata

  • 55km2 satellite imagery coverage with resolution up to 20cm/px including all seasons

  • Highly detailed buildings with internal modelling of the terminal and Hangar 2

  • PBR ground and marking textures

  • Atmospheric HDR night lighting

  • Animated Jetways (SAM2 Plugin required)

  • Custom seasonal textures (SAM2 Plugin required)

  • Snow and rain effects

  • Animated FAI gate (SAM2 Plugin required)

  • Custom Runway lights automatically switched on in low visibility

  • Detailed airport lighting including REILs, Running Rabbits and HDR Lighting

  • Custom vehicle animations on the apron

  • Animated tower radar (SAM2 Plugin required)

  • Static aircraft with proper liveries and registrations

  • X-Plane conform export of all scenery elements using the latest techniques