How to Download and Install Taxi2Gate – Istanbul Ataturk LTBA for FSX and P3D
If you are looking for a realistic and detailed scenery of Istanbul Ataturk Airport (LTBA), one of the busiest airports in Europe and the main hub of Turkish Airlines, you might want to check out Taxi2Gate’s add-on for FSX and P3D. This scenery features high-resolution textures, custom buildings, dynamic lighting, animated jetways, realistic ground markings, and more. In this article, we will show you how to download and install Taxi2Gate – Istanbul Ataturk LTBA for FSX and P3D.
Step 1: Download the add-on
The first step is to download the add-on from the official website of Taxi2Gate. You can find the link here: https://www.taxi2gate.org/product/ltba-istanbul-ataturk-airport-fsx-p3d/. The file size is about 1.5 GB, so make sure you have enough space on your hard drive. You will need to create an account and pay a fee of $23.99 to download the add-on.
Step 2: Extract the files
After downloading the add-on, you will need to extract the files using a program like WinRAR or 7-Zip. You should see a folder named “T2G-LTBA” with several subfolders inside. You can extract the files to any location on your computer, but we recommend creating a folder named “Taxi2Gate” in your main FSX or P3D directory for easier organization.
Step 3: Install the add-on
The next step is to install the add-on using the installer provided by Taxi2Gate. You can find the installer in the “T2G-LTBA” folder. Double-click on the file named “T2G-LTBA.exe” and follow the instructions on the screen. You will need to select your simulator version (FSX or P3D) and your installation path (the folder where you extracted the files). The installer will also ask you to activate the add-on using your email and serial number that you received when you purchased the add-on.
Step 4: Enjoy the scenery
Once the installation is complete, you can launch your simulator and enjoy the scenery of Taxi2Gate – Istanbul Ataturk LTBA. You can select LTBA as your departure or arrival airport from the airport selection menu. You can also use the scenery configurator tool in the “T2G-LTBA” folder to adjust some settings such as traffic density, static aircraft, jetway type, etc. We hope you have a great flight experience with this add-on!
Step 5: Explore the airport
Taxi2Gate – Istanbul Ataturk LTBA is not only a scenery of the airport, but also a representation of the surrounding area. You can explore the city of Istanbul and its landmarks, such as the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace, and the Bosphorus Bridge. You can also see the cargo terminal, the maintenance hangars, the military base, and the nearby hotels and shopping malls. The scenery is compatible with other add-ons such as Ultimate Traffic Live, GSX Level 2, and SODE.
Step 6: Learn more about the airport
Istanbul Ataturk Airport (LTBA) is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey. It is named after Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey. The airport opened in 1924 and has been expanded and renovated several times since then. It has four runways and two terminals, serving over 60 million passengers and 400 thousand flights per year. It is a hub for Turkish Airlines, AtlasGlobal, Onur Air, and Pegasus Airlines. It is also a base for Turkish Cargo and Turkish Air Force.
Step 7: Share your feedback
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about Taxi2Gate – Istanbul Ataturk LTBA, you can contact the developers through their website or their Facebook page. You can also leave a review on their product page or on other flight simulation forums. Your feedback is valuable for improving the quality and performance of the add-on. You can also check out their other products, such as Munich Airport (EDDM), Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (LFPG), Mexico City International Airport (MMMX), and more.