Nantucket Island

New England’s Summer Playground

For FSX, FSX:Steam Edition & Prepar3D v.3

Nantucket sits just off the coast of the US state of Massachusetts, below the long arm of Cape Cod. It’s an island steeped in history dating back to the colonial days, and is best known as the center of US whaling in the 19th century. These days, the primary industry is tourism. From a quiet, isolated enclave of around 10,000 in the winter, the population explodes to around five times that in summer. Looking for the most expensive real estate in the country? Forget Manhattan, Oahu, or San Francisco. You’ll find it right here.

Nantucket Memorial Airport (KACK) is the island’s air-link to the rest of the world. As you’ll find everywhere on Nantucket, its architecture features heavy use of characteristic unpainted wood-shingled buildings and is loaded with New England charm.


  • More than 100 square miles of photo terrain in full 5-seasons
  • Nuanced 1-meter terrain mesh from high-detail LIDAR data
  • Detailed Nantucket waterfront modeling
  • Many local VFR landmarks included
  • Full autogen houses and vegetation
  • Detailed, accurate rendition of Nantucket Memorial Airport based on extensive on-site photography
  • Enhanced airport ground poly in Prepar3D v.3 including specular and bump mapping and rain effects
  • 3D grass, shrubbery, and other custom vegetation
  • Static aircraft commonly seen on the ramp
  • Custom dynamic, animated windsocks
  • Seasonal models, driven by the Viva engine
  • All models optimized for high performance