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FSX John F. Kennedy Airport Scenery

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John F. Kennedy Airport (KJFK), New York, NYU. This is a photoreal scenery redesign of the FSX default KJFK airport using the latest version of ADE and SBuilderX scenery design tool. Adds the new American Airlines and Jet Blue terminals, parking garages, several warehouse buildings, more gates, and several other little scenery enhancements to give the airport a more realistic look. By Glenn Johnson.

Screenshot of John F. Kennedy Airport Scenery.

Screenshot of John F. Kennedy Airport Scenery.

This is a beautiful "Photo Real" Scenery redesign of the FSX Default KJFK airport using the latest version of ADE (v01.50.11) & SBuilderX scenery design tool. I have added more airport buildings and Photo Real ground textures to the default scenery to give the airport a more realistic feeling. I also added the New American Airlines and Jet Blue terminals, the parking garages, several warehouse buildings, more gates, and several other little scenery enhancements. The runways and airport aprons are aligned to match Google & Yahoo satellite imagery. I increased the width of Runway 31R/13L by 200 feet to reflect the 2011 JFK Bay Runway expansion project. The AFCAD has all 4 runways active, using the crossing runways technique. I hope you enjoy the scenery. Your feedback is welcomed.


1. Copy the KJFK_Photo_Real Folder and Paste it into your: Microsoft Flight Simulator X/Addon Scenery folder.
2. Start FSX and activate the KJFK_Photo_Real scenery in the settings, scenery library tab.

To Uninstall:

1. Deactivate the KJFK_Photo_Real in the settings, scenery library tab.

*** Important Scenery notes *****

* The gates at Terminal 4 are unassigned. I left these gate assignments blank because I find that the AI traffic tends to use all of the gates for parking instead of having gates sit empty for long periods of time. You can edit the AFACD file for more realistic International AI parking assignments at Terminal 4.
* Most of the scenery objects are visible at the "Dense" level so you might see an impact on frame rates if you have a slower computer.

Gate Assignments:

Terminal 1 = Gates F: Aeroflot, Air France, Air China, Lufthansa, Japan, Korean, and other assigned International Airline gates.
Terminal 2 = Gates E: Delta > Gates X: Delta Connection
Terminal 3 = Gates E: Delta
Terminal 4 = Gates D: Unassigned International Airline Gates
Terminal 5 = Gates J: Jet Blue
Terminal 6 = Closed : Real Life closure
Terminal 7 = Gates B: ANA, British Airways, Cathy Pacific, Iberia, Iceland Air, Qantas, United, United Express, US Airways
Terminal 8 = Gates A: American Airlines, American Eagle

*I hope you enjoy the scenery. Your feedback is welcomed.*


*Thanks to Jon Masterson (a.k.a. Scruffy Duck) for his Airport Design Editor Utility v1.51.
*Thanks to Luis Féliz-Tirado for his SBuilderX scenery design tool.

Glenn Johnson

Screenshot of John F. Kennedy Airport Scenery.

Screenshot of John F. Kennedy Airport Scenery.



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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
ReadMe.txt09.22.113.09 kB
SCENERY09.22.110 B
CENTER.bgl09.20.11557.30 kB
jfk_OBX.BGL09.22.117.29 kB
jfk_OBX.xml09.22.1171.95 kB
KJFK_ADEX_GJ_CVX.bgl09.19.11226 B
KJFK_ADEX_GJ_CW.BGL09.22.11170.05 kB
KJFK02.bgl09.22.11378.18 kB
KJFK04.bgl09.20.11656.11 kB
KJFK05.bgl09.20.11765.85 kB
KJFK06.bgl09.20.11537.05 kB
KJFK07.bgl09.20.11341.95 kB
KJFK08.bgl09.20.11461.95 kB
KJFK09.bgl09.20.11508.48 kB
KJFK10.bgl09.20.11485.17 kB
KJFK12.bgl09.20.11541.52 kB
KJFK13.bgl09.20.11542.65 kB
KJFK14.bgl09.20.11587.80 kB
KJFK15.bgl09.20.11597.97 kB
KJFK16.bgl09.20.11535.76 kB
KJFK17.bgl09.20.11458.43 kB
KJFK18.bgl09.20.11459.91 kB
KJFK19.bgl09.20.11670.01 kB
KJFK20.bgl09.20.11782.37 kB
KJFK21.bgl09.20.11814.69 kB
KJFK22.bgl09.20.11584.30 kB
KJFK23.bgl09.20.11661.50 kB
SOUTH 2.bgl09.20.11503.63 kB
Texture09.22.110 B
FILE_ID.DIZ.txt09.22.11428 B
JET BLUE 5.jpg09.22.11416.11 kB
JFK Facts and Information.pdf09.22.11181.39 kB
KJFK 1.jpg09.22.11449.54 kB
KJFK 3.jpg09.22.11408.27 kB
KJFK AA.jpg09.22.11394.09 kB
KJFK REAL.jpg09.22.11463.38 kB
KJFK.gif09.22.1110.41 kB
KJFK2.jpg09.22.11428.17 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B


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Santiago alvarezMon, 02 Mar 2015 04:26:12 GMT

HI... I want to know if you have the canarsie approach on this file in jfk virtual .


GilbertoSat, 07 Dec 2013 17:22:05 GMT

Very good for a freeware scenery

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