Here’s a follow-up request I submitted to Zendesk recently (Request #107166). My original was summited right after the sim launch.
This is a follow-up to your previous request #34188 "Runway 15R/33L not available for KBWI (Balt-Washington International) ".
PLEASE NOTE: this is an International Airport and hub for Southwest Airlines. The main runway that gets a LOT of traffic is 33L. It is still completely missing 9 months after release.
Runway 33L/15R is completely missing and runway 4/22 is being displayed in the sim but does NOT exist anymore. This is due to real world changes that were made after the Bing images were captured. What we see in the sim is what KBWI looked like before the major construction/expansion project. In fact, in the sim, we clearly see the construction project at the beginning of 33L.
This is a fairly high volume international airport, a hub for Southwest, and receives a fair amount of cargo traffic from Amazon, FedEx UPS, etc. As such, I would have expected that this would have been addressed by now.
I believe that Live Traffic may be effected by this. During one of the Live Developer Q&A sessions, it was mentioned that if a flight cant be “resolved”, it will not be displayed. Well, 33L doesn’t exist in the sim. If this is a problem, we are losing a LOT of Live Traffic that should be shown going into KBWI on 33L.
I’ve attached a screenshot from the World Map showing the runways in question and a current Airport Diagram for comparison.