PerfectSoft Studio has released today its depiction of Marrakesh Menara Airport (GMMX) for Microsoft Flight Simulator, an international airport serving Morocco’s famous city.
Marrakesh is a popular tourist destination, with many Europeans seeking the city to experience its vibrant culture, colors, and smells. The French are particularly fond of Marrakesh, with many celebrities owning properties in the city.
The flock of tourists that visit Marrakesh come mostly through Menara Airport, a growing infrastructure that serves around 5 million passengers per year. The city’s proximity to the desert and the Atlas mountain range at the south provides a good opportunity to set out on a few discovery flights to explore the stunning landscape in the region.
PerfectSoft Studio has recreated this airport with the goal to provide an accurate and authentic scenery that closely matches the real-world version. It’s an all-new version for MSFS (a P3D version has been available for some time from the developers), and features 4K textures, over 100.000 hand-placed objects and vegetation, static aircraft, animated jetways, and more.
The preview images look quite good, and it’s nice to see developers working on custom scenery for the African continent, which is often overlooked in flight simulators. Hopefully, with a growing selection of bespoke airports, simmers are enticed to explore this continent in MSFS, where the realistic ground textures provide some incredible views that few humans have had the chance to see with their own eyes.
Marrakech-Menara International Airport is now available from Simmarket for around €18 / $20. Existing owners of the P3D version are eligible for a cool discount when buying this new version for MSFS.
- Accurate rendition
- 4K resolution textures
- Custom PBR materials throughout the entire airport
- Realistic shadow rendition on all 3D objects and ground with texture baking
- Custom taxiway signs with hand-painted taxi marks
- Over 100.000, hand-placed vegetation objects
- Realistic hand placed night lighting with floodlights and glows
- Static aircraft
- Animated jetways
- Optimized for great performance and visual quality