• Work as an Air Traffic Controller
    IVAO allows you to work just as a real air traffic controller would
    directing traffic on the airfield or from your radar
    as an approach or area controller
  • Take to the Skies as a pilot
    Fly your aeroplane in a busy environment just like a real pilot
    You can fly visually from smaller airfields or join the jets
    waiting departure from the worlds’ busiest airfields
  • Join our global community
    IVAO is more than just flying and controlling, it is about being
    part of a community of over 240,000 members in over 80
    countries who share your passion for aviation

International Virtual Aviation Organisation

The International Virtual Aviation Organisation, IVAO for short, was founded in 1998 to provide an online platform for flight simulation enthusiasts to enjoy their hobby in a simulated real-world environment, in company of other people, flying or providing Air Traffic Control services.

  • Our community already has hundreds of thousands of members from around the world
  • We create and supply the software you need to connect to the network
  • We provide comprehensive training allowing you to develop your skills
  • All our services are free and always will be

Upcoming Events

[SK] SQF5605 Memorial Flight

Dear pilots, join us during our annual event of SQF5605 Memorial Flight This flight, which occured on 19th January 2006 was carrying Slovak peacekeepers from Kosovo, back home to Kosice At around 18:38z the flight disappeared from the radars - the airplane crashed in snowy and forested terrain on Borso Hill with elevation of 700 meters, near the Hungarian village of Hejce Just 3 kilometers from Slovak border and 20 kilometers from the destination With 43 people on board, there was only one survivor The crash still remains as the deadliest in Slovak history Come and fly from Pristina to Kosice to remember this sad event, ATC services will be ready for you

[22 JAN | 15z-19z] [ES+HQ] Barcelona RFO

Next January 22nd, between 15:00 and 19:00 UTC, we propose you an immersive and realistic experience: Barcelona RFO Write down your departure time, your call sign, your plane, your destination that you will get after booking your favourite flight in the IVAO Spain booking system You can't miss it!

[XN] Copenhagen RFE

Join us for 2022's first Real Flight Event at Copenhagen with over 150 flights available and full ATC coverage

[AR] LATAM VA Airbrige

We are pleased to invite you to the AIRBRIDGE LATAM VA ARGENTINA taking place on January 23th from 19:00 to 22:00 UTC Event Type: AIRBRIDGE SACO - SGAS Event Date: 23/01/2022 Event Time: 19:00 - 22:00 UTC

[IN] Group Flight - VAPO to VAUD

IVAO India Flight Operations is organizing the Second Group Flight for the month of January 2022 from Pune International Airport (VAPO) to Maharana Pratap Udaipur Airport (VAUD) on 26 January 2022

[DE] Berlin RFO

"Berlin, you are so beautiful" Sure, you can argue about the beauty of our capital, but not about the following: On Saturday, 29012022 you have the opportunity to fly to or from Berlin (EDDB) from 16z to 21z You can look forward to five hours of dense ATC coverage and a nice selection of flights from or to various countries!

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Why Choose Us

Other networks exist offering similar services, but none can match IVAO!

Best Software
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