Airport Tycoon 3, the sequel to Airport Tycoon and Airport Tycoon 2, is a business simulation game in which the player builds and manages the biggest airport in the world. Airport Tycoon 3 takes away the time to build and allows for the customization of terminals, but not for custom terminal sizes. Several runways, prefabricated terminals, control towers, contractors, staff and airlines are available for use during the game.
The game contains some 41 different airlines: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Airwork, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Egypt Air, El Al, EVA Air, Iran Air, Japan Airlines, KLM, Qantas, South African Airways, TAM, Thomas Cook Airlines, Air Tunis.
Based on four professional reviews, Metacritic finds that Airport Tycoon 3 has received "generally unfavorable" reviews and establishes a metascore of 46/100.