Autogen Airports too dark, aircraft lights do not illuminate surroundings

Do you mean ground features or moisture? Asking because I can’t check on my low spec system.

Exactly, autogened airports lack floodlights and above all as someone mentioned the taxi and nav lights don’t light up the surroundings as they should, so it makes some airports completely dark.

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Far too dark. Bristol airport U.K is lit up very bright come nightime. In the sim, it’s pitch black.

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I do not understand why the airports are so dark at night. The default airports in FSX also did not have apron lighting, but I can still see stuff. In this sim, it’s pitch black.

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Hello,
I hope it is not just only me who thinks that the Airports at Night are too dark.
Today I made a flight from Belfast to Nürnburg, my approach was at night, after the landning and the approach to the gate I couldn´t see a damm thing. Have anyone else notice this issue ?

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Agreed! would be nice if the runway markings where reflective so when the landing lights hit them you can see them clearly.

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Airplanes use candles for landing and taxi lights.

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Can you please share some pitch black ones and some with aprons lit and some with buidings lit etc etc please?

If there are no lights it’s supposed to be very dark. FSX was actually too bright during nights. Always bugged me.

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It seems as though the taxi lights are bugged…I don’t have any little blue lights to guide me around on the ground at night.

EGLL is pretty dark also, especially around T5, i think the night scene needs a bit more work

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Right now all the handcrafted airports have floodlights and all the ai generated airports don’t.

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I have the premium version for heathrow and that is very dark, so hopefully as the release beta matures so will issues like this.

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Not only that is the issue, but i ve seen ai aircrafts dont have their taxi lights/landing lights on during their movement.

Hi, I started doing night flights and saw that many of the airports that I was flying to didn’t have any lights on at the terminal or at the gates. Usually, you would see some lights at the airport but at the edges of it and not at the main terminal. It’s completely dark and that won’t work on Vatsim. Hope this gets fixed.

Hi, don’t know if anyone else has noticed this but airports are missing lights at the gate or at the main terminal building which makes it hard to see during the night time. Sure you will find some lights at the airport but they are usually at the edges of the airport or in places that make no sense. This won’t do if you are flying on vatsim during the night time. Hopefully, this gets fixed

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Yep indeed this is the case with the non-handcrafted airports. A couple of posts have been made about this. I was irritated enough that I started adding night lighting to airports I go to recurrently with the SDK. I might post them when I get around to finishing a few more (only have KLAS done so far).

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None of the default airports seem to have night lighting other than taxi/runway lights.

Power cut maybe?

Seriously, it’s almost impossible to find your gate or parking.

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Well, the ramp flood lights. Hope Asobo release some kind of editor for default airports, because right now all airports are completely dark at night.

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they are not reflective in the RW, why would they be reflective in the sim?

the landing/taxi lights are far too dim compared to the RW counterparts, and, there is no ramp lighting at major airports via floodlights.