• 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

[HQ+DE] Munich-Frankfurt Cityhopper

Small, but excellent! After many multidivisional airbridge events in the past, we kindly invite you to join our Munich-Frankfurt Cityhopper domestic bothway airbridge event It is taking place on 29th October 2021 between 17z and 20z Because of the short distance, pilots have the possibility to absolve several flights within the event timespan between the airports of Frankfurt (EDDF) and Munich (EDDM) Let the day end with a turnaround between the two busiest airports in Germany and enjoy our professional, high ATC coverage


In order to celebrate our 29th October Republic Day together, we invite you to fly over Sivas to Ankara (LTAC) under IFR conditions after taking off from Erzurum Airport (LTCE) between 18z-21z

[HQ+PT+MultiDivisions] Destination Portugal v1.0

The Portuguese division is pleased to announce another great event The Destination Portugal v10 is our latest event that will require a lot of presence from the IVAO community to fill the Portuguese airspace as much as possible!

[XG] One Runway OPS

XG division kindly invites you to our Event called "Single Runway Operations"! This means instead of operating one runway for departures and one for arrivals, we will see departures and arrivals on a single runway This also provides safety improvements, such as active runway crossings When traffic is beyond our capacity, we for sure will open another runway to minimize delays on arrival and departure we believe you will get an unforgettable experience in our sky and we guarantee you fully staffed in OMDB to take advantage of the ATC We really hope to see you there!

Innsbruck Reopening

Event Date: 31st of October 2021 Event Time: 1700z - 2100z Event Type: Fly in/out Country: Austria Airports involved: LOWI Dear Pilots, since 20th of September 2021 the runway at Innsbruck airport is closed to get some new shiny look On 18th October 2021 it will be opened again and the airport in the heart of the Austrian Alps will be open again That's reason enough for us to host a Fly In/out from Innsbruck Not only the Runway is new but also the approach frequency to get some better quality on radio communication between all our mountains Take your aircraft out of the hangar and check out the new runway in LOWI ;) As you might know LOWI is one of the hardest airports to fly to, we ask you to know your aircraft, know how to fly holdings, headings, altitudes and the different approaches LOWI does NOT have an ILS ;) Hope to see you this evening Your AT Event Department in cooperation with HQ

[ES+IT] Cagliari - Valencia

Airbridge between two sides of Mediterranean Sea! Join us on October 31st (Halloween Night) on a dual-way airbridge between Cagliari and Valencia!

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