TropicalSim Horta Airport 2019, Released

PORTUGAL – TropicalSim has released LPHR, Horta Airport (2019) for FSX and Prepar3D. Located in the parish of Castelo Branco, on Faial Island in the Azores, the airport is a small commercial facility with airline service by Azores Airlines and SATA Air Açores.

The scenery includes not only the airport itself but custom landclass and roads, detailed mesh, and corrected coastlines (for the entire island). Please note, Horta 2019 is a comprehensive paid upgrade to the legacy version released back in 2012.

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Please see below for a complete product features list.


  • Highly detailed Horta Airport / LPHR
  • Photoscenery surrounding the airport area with night lighting and full autogen
  • 3-Arc terrain mesh
  • Coastline remade for the whole island
  • Custom landclass and roads
  • Full night illumination
  • Dynamic Lighting on Prepar3d v4 version
  • Optional 3D Lights
  • Optional 3D Grass within airport islands and taxiways/runways.
  • P3D v4 native materials custom ground option
  • Wet ground surface effect for P3Dv4 (via native custom ground)
  • Compatible with add-on AI traffic.
  • Compatible with other third-party sceneries
  • FSX version compatible with default and add-on FSX scenery
  • P3D version compatible with default and add-on P3D scenery
  • Usage of FSX SDK for the FSX version for best performance
  • Usage of Prepar3d SDK for the P3D version for best performance
  • Installers will detect sim location and add the scenery.cfg entry for FSX, FSX:SE, P3Dv1 & P3Dv4


For more information, additional screenshots, or to purchase, visit the product sales page via simMarket. As of the time of this writing, the scenery is priced at 16.00 EUR – owners of the previous version are entitled to a special upgrade price of €8.00 EUR.

You may recall, back in April, TropicalSim also released Lajes 2019.

*Images courtesy of TropicalSim.

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