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 250.000+ 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

[01 DEC | 15z - 21z] [RO+HQ] Romanian National Day RFE

In celebration of the Romanian National Day our division invites you to join a Real Flight Event taking place in the capital of the country, Bucharest A Real Flight Event is an event where the real world airline schedules of an airport are followed during the time of event by all participants

[HQ+UA] Kyiv RFO

We are happy to invite you all to Kyiv for our Real Flight Operations event! We have collected more than 200 flights for you to choose from, featuring both airports of our capital: Kyiv Igor Sikorsky International Airport (UKKK) and Kyiv Boryspil International Airport (UKBB)! Our ATCOs will provide exceptional service giving you a unique real-life experience! Can’t wait to see you participating in our RFO!

Ski Opening Season

XB and AT divisions are working together to make an airbridge from Brussels to Innsbruck wich is located between the mountains Try your best to make a perfect approach and be there with your best livery Full ATC coverage in Belgium/Luxembourg and Austria expected

[03 DEC | 15z - 20z] Lapland Fly-in [XN+HQ]

Ladies and Gentlemen, IVAO Nordic Region is thrilled to announce the Lapland Fly-In for this year! On December 3rd, our dedicated ATC will be opening positions from 15z-20z, so start planning your flights now! Prepare your aircraft for Lapland Fly-in with airports Rovaniemi (EFRO), Oulu (EFOU), and Kittilä (EFKT)! Experience the winter and the Mesmerizing Northern Lights!

[05 DEC | 18z - 21z] [SI] Back to Adria Days

Join us this December for a nostalgic journey down memory lane as we celebrate the legacy of Adria Airways Relive the glory days of this iconic Slovenian airline through an immersive virtual event filled with stories and memories Lets come together to honor the rich history and impact of Adria Airways in the world of aviation

[15 DEC | 16z - 19z] [XO+HQ] Port Moresby - Cairns Airbrdige

We connect Australia with Papua New Guinea On the 15th December 2023 between 16z and 19z we invite all pilots to a short trip from or to Papua New Guinea You can enjoy full ATC coverage between Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport and Cairns International Airport

Why Choose Us

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

Best software
Best training
Global coverage
Largest community
Free to use

Network Activity

Current connections on our global network of servers and the peak concurrent connections for the last 24 hours.