How many landing zones can you have on a planet in Starfield?

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September 8, 2023: The public release takes place tomorrow, so brush up on how many landing zones you can have on a planet in Starfield.

Wondering how many landing zones you can have on a planet in Starfield? We've got you covered with the latest Starfield intel. Bethesda's latest release set in outer space is packed with all kinds of planets to explore, and you'll need somewhere to land the ship.

Each planet you visit while completing quests features a specific number of landing zones, meaning there are only a handful of locations where you can leave your spacecraft before continuing the grind towards the max level.

Before we reveal how many landing zones you can have on a planet in Starfield, check out our character creation guide, along with information on the best thief build.

Starfield landing zones explained

When visiting a planet in Starfield, there are four landing zones you can have on a planet. Although this doesn't seem like many, the options allow you to visit all corners of your chosen destination with ease.

If there are any ways to unlock more Starfield landing zones, we'll update the guide with the latest information.

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Where can you find a planet landing zone in Starfield?

As of writing, we know Starfield landing zones will appear next to a number of points of interest you can explore. Depending on the size of a planet, there's a chance some may contain more than others, which is good news if you want to explore everything a certain area has to offer.

A landing zone should appear on your map as you approach a planet so keep your eyes peeled when your next location comes into view.

When do you need to use a Starfield landing zone?


You'll need to use a Starfield landing zone if you intend on setting foot on a planet. Make your way to the designated area, set your ship on the ground, and start exploring everything the planet has to offer. You may even get more ammo there which is bound to come in handy when attempting to defeat pirates.

That's all there is to know about how many landing zones are on a planet in Starfield. For more, check out our guides revealing whether you can get married and how to fast travel across the galaxy.

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