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Merril C. Meigs Field (KCGX)

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Version 1.6
Initial Release September 25, 2020
Last Updated February 09, 2021
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#Fictional #Sightseeing #Handcrafted United States Drag and Drop

Meigs Field...

No need to explain the nostalgic importance of this airfield… Remember those good old days again with this full recreation of Meigs Field!

Both Free (1.6) and Pro (2.2) versions updated to improve compatibility with DD Chicago Landmarks addon and to completelly remake the bay area with custom night lighting and creating a water strips for a seaplane dock (which will come in the next update).

Pro Version:

OFFICIAL WEBSITE


Official forum thread

  • Custom Terminal building, with handmade interiors, full night lighting and hyper-realistic PBR materials (only Pro Version).
  • Custom Control Tower with control room interior, full night lighting and Custom PBR materials. 

  • Custom handmade Hangar with interior to spawn from or to park back. 

    Free Version:
  • Historically accurate runway and, taxiways and parking areas.
  • Full night lighting.
  • Full ATC functionality.
  • VASI22 (historically accurate).
  • Ground services such as push-backs and fuel refueling.
  • Complete remake of the bay and docks by the side of the airport.
  • And much more!

Follow updates HERE

Invite me to a coffee!!

If you would like to support this project (or just to invite to a cup of coffee to remember those good old flight days) it would be much appreciated!


Pretty empty over here.


Pretty empty over here.

  • Version 1.6 February 09, 2021

    Version 1.6

    - Complete remake of the Bay Area, with custom night lighting.
    - Improved compatibility with DD Chicago Landmarks addon (third party).

  • Version 1.5 December 20, 2020

    - Solved a problem affecting some users where the airport needs to be reinstalled after each FS update.
    - Added new light poles to improve night lighting.
    - Improved runway, painted lines and apron textures.

  • Version 1.4 September 28, 2020

    - Finally solved the ground pump issue. Now runway, taxiways and aprons are "smooth" concrete, as they should be ;)
    - Added ATC functionality: Ground, Tower and Ground services (including pushback and fuel).
    - Complete rework of taxiways and parking areas (three different parking areas: "Parking (center)", "North parking" and "South parking".
    - Corrected the missing lights problem in some areas of the taxiways. Now all lights are perfectly aligned with taxiway edges.
    - Added new textures for parking slots.

  • Launched September 25, 2020

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!


Pretty empty over here.

120 Comments
  • VegasBill
    5 day(s) ago
    The new MSFS update has affected your airport. Grass in now growing inside the terminal on the first floor and the boats seem like they are sitting in a swamp. Its like the lake levels dropped significantly. Everything else seems to be working OK so far.! I love this Airport.!!
  • ind3x
    1 month(s) ago
    do you have the charts for this airport?
  • flyfly
    1 month(s) ago
    I lost Meigs Pro after MS update #3.
    It was in the Content Manager but didn't show in-game.
    Tried renaming the folder starting with an "a" and bingo! it worked perfectly.
    Thanks for the tip!!
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Hi there, try the following:

      - uninstall the Meigs folder (quit from the community folder) and run the game. Fly into Chicago. Quit and reinstall.
      - if that does not work, try renaming the Meigs folder starting with an “a” instead of a “z”. This has solved the problem for all the users I’m aware of.
      If you have further problems drop an email to [email protected]

      Let me know if it works!
    • flyfly
      1 month(s) ago
      Hi, if you re-read my lastest post, you'll discover I had already succeeded with the "a" solution 😀
      Thnaks anyway, bets regards!
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Lol sorry. Indeed the last part ????
    • flyfly
      1 month(s) ago
      Hi again. You won't believe this: the "a" solution had initially worked nicely for me (Meigs Pro plus DD Chicago Landmarks), but then I've had to reset the content.xml file because of scenery conflicts in another area.

      After such a reset, once again I couldn't properly see Meigs Pro. In fact I could see the runway, but the airport buildings were simple generic. The solution this time has been renaming the folder back to "z"!!

      All is finally well, then. One does never stop learning... 😀
  • nataliacd1972
    1 month(s) ago
    Hello, I have lost Meigs Field. I have seen it today, so I suppose it will be due to sim 3.
    I have also tried the mod of Ichankal. With none it appears, neither as an airport, but neither as a scenery (buildings, etc), there is the default setting of the fs with the actual park

    I have several airports installed (especially of Spain) and they work ok.

    I don't have any other scenery in the Chicago area
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Hi Natalia, try renaming the Meigs folder starting with an “a” instead of a “z”. This forces the game to reload cache and has solved the issue for all the users I’m aware of having the same problem.

      Let me know you still have any problem

      Cheers!
    • nataliacd1972
      1 month(s) ago
      Hi Guillermo...this works, thanks
  • Crispy136
    2 month(s) ago
    Now that we have working helicopters in MSFS it would be great if the helicopter pads at Meigs were available as a parking position selection.
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Indeed! It’s planned for next update!
    • Crispy136
      1 month(s) ago
      Great news thanks. Is that for the free version of the subscribed version?
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Cannot tell for sure yet. Probably both
  • rng
    2 month(s) ago
    Strange problem -- I cannot get the runway to show up. Everything else is there (buildings, planes) but no runway. I have tried everything, including running MSFS with no other add-ons. Also made certain that "draw on terrain" is turned on in dev mode. Any ideas? This is not a problem in any other location except St. Helena.
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Try renaming the Meigs folder starting with an “a”. This should force to reload cache. Let me know if it works!
  • fly60
    2 month(s) ago
    Hi, I purchased the pro version..worked absolutely fine.

    Today I purchased the DD Chicago Landmarks and unfortunately there appears some issues with integration. I can only see the runway, most of the buildings are gone, water appear on the side of the runways.

    can you help please


    Think I found a solution.
    As I normally use the MSFS Addons Linker for my addons including Meigs and while DD Chicago Landmarks is automatically installed into the Community folder, this appears to create a problem with the way Layers work in MSFS scenery.
    My solution was to put the Meigs folder directly into the Community folder along with DD Chicago Landmarks. Meigs has to be above Chicago therefore simply renamed Meigs with an a_ prefix. This allows Meigs priority over Chicago.
    • flyfly
      2 month(s) ago
      I can't replicate your problem because I bought DD Chicago Landmarks from the in-game Marketplace, so it's not in the Community folder, but the Official folder instead. For me it worked perfectly along with Meigs Pro since minute zero. Anyhow, glad you seem to have found a solution.
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Thanks for telling. Indeed, renaming the Meigs folder starting with an “a” (wherever you have it installed) forces the game to give priority to Meigs and solves the compatibility issue. Cheers
  • flyfly
    2 month(s) ago
    Hi, just istalled the pro version and definitely there's no ghost hill next to the stadium. Works like a charm along with DD Chicago Landmarks. An immediate favorite!!
    Only a couple of questions, please:
    1) I see I can download either v2.1 or v2.2 from Simmarket. No reason to download v2.1 anymore, right?
    2) How will I know if/when you release further updates?
    Thanks in advance, best regards.
    • GuillermoZS
      2 month(s) ago
      Hi Flyfly,

      1) indeed there is no need to download 2.1. Go with 2.2

      2) you will receive an email once an update is launched!

      Hope this clarifies and thanks a lot for your comments.

      Enjoy!
    • fly60
      2 month(s) ago
      How did you get it to work with the DD Chicago Landmarks?
      Mine only the runway is showing
    • GuillermoZS
      1 month(s) ago
      Try renaming the Meigs addon folder starting with an “a”. This will force the game to give priority to Meigs
  • Bill2910
    2 month(s) ago
    Thank you for your hard work. I lived in Chicago when Meigs was active. It's good to see it back, at least digitally.
    • GuillermoZS
      2 month(s) ago
      Thank you! And hope you enjoy it
  • HitachiHerold
    2 month(s) ago
    Hi GuillermoZS,
    I also downloaded the Pro-Version from your website and can't wait to check it out.
    Question: is there a way to get updates for the Pro-Version, in case you intend to further improve or change details?
    Thanks again!
    • GuillermoZS
      2 month(s) ago
      Sure! You will receive an email with the update. Also check the official thread forum for news on the updates. Cheers!
  • Sonosusto
    3 month(s) ago
    Very awesome indeed! Got the pro version and love the hangar.
    I wish we could add our own hangers to other airports as a "home" base or something.
    Great work.
    • GuillermoZS
      3 month(s) ago
      Thanks a lot! Stay tuned, a new update is comming 😉
  • MazerMart
    3 month(s) ago
    This is fantastic.. love the hangars and interior of the terminal and tower. I purchases the pro version as it is certainly worth it. This airport never looked better. thanks
    • GuillermoZS
      3 month(s) ago
      Many thanks! Glad you like it!


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