Control a never-ending stream of aircraft in this insanely addictive worldwide hit from Firemint! You’re an air traffic controller at an increasingly busy airport; just point and drag aircraft to their landing zones with your mouse or trackpad. Sounds easy? It isn’t!
User reviews:
Overall:
Very Positive (381 reviews) - 91% of the 381 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 18, 2010

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Control a never-ending stream of aircraft in this insanely addictive worldwide hit from Firemint!

You’re an air traffic controller at an increasingly busy airport; just point and drag aircraft to their landing zones with your mouse or trackpad. Sounds easy? It isn’t! You’ll need nerves of steel and smart strategy to keep the chaos under control. Flight Control HD has been especially redesigned for PC and Mac, with updated graphics and an even tougher new challenge – the Steam exclusive Stunt map where you can increase your score by flying through the gates before landing!

Flight Control HD is insanely addictive – easy to start, but impossible to stop, so get it now and find out what everyone is raving about!

Key features:

  • Enjoy 9 maps of varying difficulty to suit players at all levels
  • Steam exclusive “Stunt” map for players looking for a challenge
  • Unlock achievements, compare with your friends on Steam
  • Global leaderboards and rankings through Firemint’s cloudcell.com community site
  • Fast-forward mode for advanced players
  • Retro styled graphics inspired by the golden era of aviation
  • Infinite replayability as you chase ever higher scores!
  • Steam Cloud support – pause your game and continue from anywhere!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Vista and 7
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 512MB
    • Graphics: 64MB
    • DirectX®: Directx 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 90MB
    • Sound: Directx 9 compatible card
    • OS: Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Vista and 7
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Graphics: 64MB
    • DirectX®: Directx 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 90MB
    • Sound: Directx 9 compatible card
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 1GHz (Intel Only)
    • Memory: 512MB
    • Graphics: 64MB
    • Hard Drive: 90MB
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor:2GHz (Intel Only)
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Graphics: 64MB
    • Hard Drive: 90MB
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Overall:
Very Positive (381 reviews)
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Gh0stW4r ♻
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
Well “Flight Control” may not be the most engaging game ever made; but it is a fairly addictive title! It feels very much like a mobile/tablet game that would be perfect for a train journey! The objective of the game is simple land the various types of aircraft in the correct lanes while not having them crash into each other in the air… It may sound easy but when there are ten pink planes coming in and only one pink landing strip; let’s just say it can get a little messy! I was actually quite surprised how much I enjoyed playing this; I thoroughly expected to hate it… However, as far as casual coffee break style games go, this was really quite awesome!
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Jinx
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: July 4
I actually like this one, would be better on a tablet or touchscreen though.
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Daniel1389
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
It's a great game where you just tell which flights can land and something you partly control is how everybody will die as lots of people will.
It also has tonns of features like:
Planes that you can't change the path of.
Wind that changes which terminals can be used.
Slower and faster planes.

I would like to see a map editor and a pause button so you can figure out a way to organise before everyone dies.

Overall a great game!
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Cremo
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
A really good arcade game

Game is fun, but you can tell that it is made for tablets and smart phones on the first look. If you want to give it a try, pick it up on a sale.
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<SPQR> Special Price
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 19
Pick up and play joy. Cute graphics, beautiful music, addictive, polished gameplay.
One of the best conversions of an app I first played on a phone ever.

I come back to it year after year, if only for twenty minutes at a time. Fantastic.
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brasspenguin
( 24.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 13
Every game ends in the death of innocents.
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Iskai
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 4
Might work well on a tablet, but not an enjoyable experience on a PC.
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KC
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: February 14
Clearly a mobile port as there's little substance here but worthy of a play.
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Vienticus Prime
( 8.9 hrs on record )
Posted: February 10
This is a great little time-waster here. Each time you play, it starts out as a relaxing experience, but shortly thereafter becomes this mad frenzy to route the planes without letting them crash into each other. It's a well-done little ditty. Thumbs up.
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♫ Морско свинче :D
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: January 12
The game has some achievements that require more or less skill and luck but overall it's easy to 100%. Got a bit frustrated yesterday while playing but it's an interesting game for sure.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: July 4
I actually like this one, would be better on a tablet or touchscreen though.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
Well “Flight Control” may not be the most engaging game ever made; but it is a fairly addictive title! It feels very much like a mobile/tablet game that would be perfect for a train journey! The objective of the game is simple land the various types of aircraft in the correct lanes while not having them crash into each other in the air… It may sound easy but when there are ten pink planes coming in and only one pink landing strip; let’s just say it can get a little messy! I was actually quite surprised how much I enjoyed playing this; I thoroughly expected to hate it… However, as far as casual coffee break style games go, this was really quite awesome!
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40 of 44 people (91%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 12, 2013
Good thing real traffic controlers got an extra dimension to deal with. I'm sure its quite handy at times.
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 7, 2015
TL;DR Synopsis: if you have an Android or iOS Tablet, get the game on there for 1/5th the price it is on here and it will have more content to boot! Otherwise wait until this game gets picked up for a 80-90% off sale.



Fun little game is good for passing. I don't think this game is really worth the $4.99 price it's listed on here for the following reasons:
1) Game is over 4 years old
2) is just the base game (I don't think it's been updated with any of the content that the CURRENT iOS or Android vesions have) so we are paying 5 times more for a port of the older version of a game that is on on Google Play and the Apple App Store.


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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2015
Fun little casual game of managing an airport with planes that need to land in a particular airport. Match the colors and receive bonuses and don't let the passengers become unhappy. I love the cartoony graphic design for this game and the way you can trace the paths of your planes so they don't crash into each other is easy, intuitive and fun to use. Be careful though, it's still easy to crash. Easy achievements as well for those who like to get 100% completion.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
30.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
Game for improving your micro skills
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2010
May be a nice iPod/iPhone and/or flash game, but for a buyable PC-game it offers too less.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 27, 2014
I had doubts whether this would be worth the upgrade from the iPhone version, but they've been mostly soothed. The new levels are neat and the mouse controls feel just as good as touch. I'm really not sure if I'd be willing to pay more than a dollar for this, though.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2013
This is a game made mainly for touchpads. Its a funny little game to bust some time with. Try to land as many aircrafts as you can without any of them crashing mid flight.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
This game is about directing planes for ants. Very nice music, it sounds like it was ripped from Toy Story. Really easy to get 100% achievements. Buy if you have some extra cash and want a really chill game.
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