Bremerhaven (EDWB) closed in 2016 but is still available in MSFS

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Brief description of the issue:

The airport Bremerhaven (EDWB) is available to select from the World Map, but in real life, it closed in 2016.
The old website for the airport is now defunct, but you can still find it on
The last line reads: “On 29.02.2016 the operating license of the Bremerhaven airfield expires.”
According to Wikipedia and other people in the forums, ETMN is the replacement airport for Bremerhaven. Thankfully, World Update 6 added that airport into the sim.

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Detailed steps to reproduce the issue encountered:

  1. Start Microsoft Flight Simulator.
  2. Navigate to the World Map.
  3. Type “EDWB” into the FROM box.

Expected result: The search should find no airport matching those letters.
Observed result: Search finds Bremerhaven. Please see the above screenshot.

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Fixed in World Update 13: