L. F. Wade International airport is the unique airport serving Bermuda, a British overseas territory, located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Although usually referred to in the singular, the territory consists of 181 islands, with a total area of 53.3 square kilometers (20.6 sq mi). The largest island is Main Island, sometimes itself called Bermuda.
Bermuda was discovered originally by Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez, in 1505. For the next century, the island is believed to have been visited frequently but not settled. Intentional settlement of Bermuda began in 1612. St George's was settled in 1612 and made Bermuda's first capital. It is the oldest continually inhabited English town in the New World. Usually known as “Pocahontas” story tale, Bermuda first history was narrated by John Smith.
In 1615, the colony was passed to a new company, the Somers Isles Company (The Somers Isles remains an official name for the colony, named after Admiral Somers, just as Gate's Bay and Fort Gates are named after Sir Thomas Gates), formed by the same shareholders. The close ties with Virginia were commemorated even after Bermuda's separation by reference to the archipelago in many Virginian place names, such as Bermuda City, and Bermuda Hundred. The first British coins in America were struck here.
The airfield began life as Kindley Field, a joint US Army Air Forces (USAAF)/Royal Air Force (RAF) base, during the Second World War. The RAF forces in Bermuda were withdrawn at the end of the War. The local RAF Commander, however, stayed on, on loan to the Bermuda Government, and converted the RAF facilities into the Civil Air Terminal, operated by the local government. When the pre-War airport, a flying boat facility on Darrell's Island, closed in 1948, Bermuda's air routes were taken over by land planes operating through the airfield, which by then was operated by the United States Air Force, as Kindley Air Force Base.
In 1970, the field was transferred to the United States Navy, which operated it as US Naval Air Station, Bermuda until 1995 when the US Navy terminated its 99-year lease and the field was transferred to the Bermuda Government, which now operates the airport as part of the Ministry of Tourism & Transport.
L. F. Wade International Airport has one passenger terminal, one cargo terminal, eight aircraft stands and can support all aircraft sizes up to and including the Airbus 380.
Currently, ten airlines operate seasonal or year-round scheduled services to Bermuda Airport from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
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We have completed for both FS versions (FS9, FSX) an entire island archipelago of this British overseas territory, with thousands of hand placed objects.
- TXKF (BDA) airport completely modeled with significant attention to detail.
- Texturing in HD mapping for all buildings and ground polygons.
- Surroundings extremely detailed, most mayor hotels in the area, and other important landmarks.
- Hundreds of hand placed static boats and ships.
- all islands covered with photo scenery with hand placed autogen, featuring the entire island chain, and photo real water in FSX.
- High resolution ground textures / Custom runway textures
- Fully AI traffic compatible.
- Volumetric grass
- Static private jet on the GA apron
- Excellent night effects.
- Excellent frame rates.
- Inclusion of manual in PDF format.
- Birds (FSX)
- Native vehicle animations (FSX)