The airport in Liepaja has the status of a regional international airport in the west of Latvia (IATA: LPX, ICAO: EVLA).
In 2014, the reconstruction of the airport began in Liepaja. Besides new runway pavements, a drainage system of the airfield and a new airfield lighting system, a new takeoff and landing equipment has been installed. The airport is equipped with ILS and VOR / DME.
Liepaja Airport has a regular connection with Riga Airport, flights in this direction are operated by airBaltic. Also, the airport periodically operates flights to Hamburg, Copenhagen and other European cities.
It accepts Boeing 737 (300 - 600), Airbus A220-300, Bombardier Q Series, ATR.
At Liepaja airport there is a branch of the airBaltic Academy for training pilots who are doing flight practice in Liepaja.
- When creating the Liepaja airport project, aerial photographs were used, which were provided by the Latvian Geospatial Information Agency. Aerial cover the entire territory of the airport, the city of Liepaja, as well as the surroundings and settlements around the airport
- Scenery includes original buildings at the airport, airport infrastructure, training hangar of airBaltic flight academy
- In addition to the above, runway lighting, approach Light System and dynamic lighting are implemented. Animated passengers and cars can be seen at the airport
- There are also animated windsocks at the airport that show the strength and direction of the wind. When approaching runway 24, animated power plants are located
- Runway lighting is weather dependent
- When creating the Liepaja airport project, attention was paid to the location of city objects. The berths in the seaport of Liepaja and the city center are unique. Made buildings of the Liepaja University, sports complex, concert hall "Lielais Dzintars", Lutheran Cathedral
- Night street lighting has also been included in the project. In the project you can see the Drupas fort, which belongs to the northern fortifications of Liepaja and is part of the Liepaja fortress. The project includes the Liepaja Lighthouse, the Pilot Tower and, of course, City Name On The Beach, which has an original night illumination
- Most of the 3D objects in the Liepaja project are made using PBR textures and materials, including the runway and apron coating
- The project includes 3D trees, changing seasons
- Liepaja project is fully compatible with Orbx add-ons: Global BASE Pack, Global openLC Europe & Global VECTOR
- Lockheed Martin Prepar3D V5.2+
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64bit)
- Processor: Quad-Core CPU with 3.5 GHz
- Memory: 16 GB DDR4 RAM with 2666 MHz
- Graphics card: 4 GB with DirectX 11
- Free disk space: 1.5 GB (SSD strongly recommended)
Installation runs via Aerosoft One, this requires an internet connection and an Aerosoft user account!
More information about Aerosoft One can be found in the User Guide or in the FAQs.
- Made compatible Liepaja with PILOT'S FSG - FS GLOBAL ULTIMATE - NG 2020 FTX P3D
- Made snow on the roofs of airport buildings in the winter season
- Edited aerial photographs
- Optimized lighting models
- A number of other minor improvements