17 Jun 2021 3:57 PM +00:00

World Update 5 adds Northern Europe to Microsoft Flight Simulator

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World Update 5 has just hit Microsoft Flight Simulator and we have everything you need to know about how Microsoft has brought the Nordic skies to their incredible flight sim.

World Update 5 Summary

This update isn't as big as some of the others, but there's still quite a lot going on. Microsoft Flight Simulator has improved data for 100 airports throughout the region and there are 77 new points of interest for you to explore across Northern Europe.

In addition to this, there are five additional Landing Challenges to tackle at the following airports:

  • Denmark’s Bornholm,
  • Iceland’s Ísafjörður,
  • Sweden’s Stockholm Arlanda,
  • Norway’s Svalbard,
  • Finland’s Vaasa
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This update is going to be free for all Microsoft Flight Simulator players and can be downloaded right now. Here's a short trailer to showcase what's going on:

Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to the Xbox Series X|S soon, so now's the perfect time to get acquainted.

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Version 1.17.3.0 Release Notes - All The Details

Here are the Patch Notes with everything you need to know about the update, courtesy of Microsoft Flight Simulator's Community Manager.

Localisation Updates

  • New localization languages have been added (Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish)

World Changes

  • Updated aerial imagery in parts of the Nordic countries;
  • Updated elevation data for the following:
    • Norway, Denmark, Finland and French oversea territories (La Réunion, Mayotte, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyane and Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon)
  • Watermasks have been updated at various locations;
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Navigation Alterations

  • New AIRAC cycle 2106 has been implemented;
  • Fixed an issue preventing users from requesting fuel trucks on airports with fuel pumps but without ground equipment parking;

Every New POI Added

  • Roskilde Cathedral -Denmark
  • Ǿresund Bridge - Denmark
  • Amalienborg - Denmark
  • Copenhagen Opera House - Denmark
  • Egeskov Castle - Denmark
  • Frederiksborg Castle - Denmark
  • Frogner Park / Sculptures - Denmark
  • Kronborg Castle - Denmark
  • Lego House - Denmark
  • Rosenborg Castle - Denmark
  • Men at Sea - Denmark
  • Ceres Park - Aarhus,Denmark
  • Aalborg Stadium - Aalborg, Denmark
  • Blue Water Arena - Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Brǿndby Stadium - Denmark
  • Parken Stadium - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Helsinki Cathedral - Finland
  • Petäjävesi Old Church - Finland
  • Turku Cathedral - Finland
  • Uspenski Cathedral - Finland
  • Bomarsund Bridge - Finland
  • Replot Bridge - Finland
  • Vylisto Bridge - Finland
  • Olavinlinna - Finland
  • Suomenlinna - Finland
  • Näsinneula - Finland
  • Turku Castle - Finland
  • Bolt Arena / Helsinki Ice Hall - Finland
  • Helsinki Olymic Stadium - Helsinki, Finland
  • Hallgrimskirkja Church - Iceland
  • Hvitserkur - Iceland
  • Perlan - Iceland
  • Arctic Cathedral - Norway
  • Heddal Stave Church - Norway
  • Nidaros Cathedral - Norway
  • Urnes Stave Church - Norway
  • Fyksesund Bridge - Norway
  • Hardanger Bridge - Norway
  • Helgeland Bridge - Norway
  • Storseiundet Bridge - Norway
  • Tromsø Bridge - Norway
  • Bryggen (Bergen) - Norway
  • Oslo Opera House - Norway
  • Pulip Rock / Preikestolen - Norway
  • Royal Palace - Oslo, Norway
  • Tyholttårnet - Norway
  • Holmenkollbakken - Norway
  • Brann Stadion - Bergen, Norway
  • Intility Arena - Oslo, Norway
  • Lerkendal Stadion - Trondheim, Norway
  • Sparebanken Sǿr Arena - Kristiansand, Norway
  • Ullevaal Stadion - Oslo, Norway
  • Viking Stadion / SR-Bank - Stavanger, Norway
  • Frederik Church - Sweden
  • Church of Holy Trinity - Sweden
  • Kiruna Church - Sweden
  • Storkyrkan Stockholm Cathedral - Sweden
  • Höga Kusten Bridge - Sweden
  • Öland Bridge - Sweden
  • Sölvesborg Bridge - Sweden
  • Tallberg Bridges - Sweden
  • Tjörn Bridge - Sweden
  • Uddevalla Bridge - Sweden
  • Dragon Gate - Sweden
  • Kullen Lighthouse - Sweden
  • Drottningholm Palace - Sweden
  • Helsinki Ice Hall - Sweden
  • Royal Swedish Opera - Sweden
  • Stockholm City Hall - Sweden
  • Stockholm Palace - Sweden
  • Turning Torso - Sweden
  • Boras Arena - Broas, Sweden
  • Eleda Stadion - Malmö, Sweden
  • Friends Arena - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ullevi Gothenburg - Sweden
  • Guldfageln Arena, Kamlar - Sweden
  • Tele2 Arena - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Svinesund Bridge - Sweden / Norway
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Airports With Improved Data

  • ENKJ
  • ESGP
  • ENOL
  • ENRY
  • ESTA
  • EKKA
  • EKSP
  • ESPA
  • ESOW
  • ESMT
  • ESTL
  • ESNZ
  • ESSD
  • ESDF
  • ENGM
  • ESSA
  • ENBR
  • EFHK
  • BIRK
  • ESGG
  • ENAL
  • ENZV
  • ESSB
  • EFHF
  • EKRK
  • ESMS
  • ENTO
  • ENTC
  • EKBI
  • EKAH
  • EKYT
  • EFTU
  • ENSD
  • ENBO
  • ENCN
  • ENHD
  • EFOU
  • EFTP
  • BIAR
  • ESKN
  • ENAN
  • ENML
  • ENNO
  • EKRN
  • ENOV
  • ENEV
  • ENSG
  • BIVM
  • ESSV
  • ENKB
  • ENLK
  • EFRO
  • EKOD
  • ESGJ
  • ENSO
  • ESOE
  • EFKU
  • EKEB
  • ESMQ
  • ENSN
  • ENFL
  • ENAT
  • EFVA
  • ESNQ
  • ESNU
  • ESSL
  • ENLI
  • ENBN
  • ENSH
  • ENST
  • EFIV
  • EFJY
  • EKSB
  • BIHN
  • ESOK
  • ESNN
  • EFPO
  • EFMA
  • ESGT
  • ENJB
  • ESSP
  • BIEG
  • ENHV
  • ENRS
  • ENBL
  • ENHF
  • ESMX
  • ENNM
  • EFNU
  • EFHV
  • ENHA
  • ENSK
  • ENMS
  • ENRM
  • EFLP
  • ENRA
  • EKSN
  • EFLA
  • ENF
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