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DasBananenbrot suggested rotornut44 commented

Ability to change name of existing airport when replacing it with custom scenery

Currently when you replace an existing airport with a custom scenery and want to change the name of the airport (for example because it is wrong or outdated) it is not possible, as the game ignores the name set in the editor for existing ICAOs and instead pulls the name from the locPak. It is a minor thing but I think, if it would be possible in the future , it could be a great little QoL addition.

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Ironpot commented

Hi. You can change the name of an existing airport but you first have to mark it as closed. You then add another airport statement (in the xml) with the information you require.

I admit that it would be easier if this was catered for by having a check box that said “rename” using my information from the fields in my project or something and it would then supersede what’s in the locPak

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I tried this a while back, but I could never get it to work. Always ended in a CTD for whatever reason. Ideally, the sim just needs to read and use the information provided to it from the addon. Although not really needed, a checkbox of sorts could be useful for further designating something such as an ICAO change (Or maybe just another field).

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