• 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 210,000 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+FR] Bordeaux 25 Hours

291 in 2019, 310 in 2017 (that's the record !), number of movements on Bordeaux Merignac airport changes every year The lenght, however, is invariable : 24 hours of ATC coverage 24 hours did you say Look again! This year 24h at Bordeaux are actually 25h at Bordeaux, because this year time change matches our event On Saturday 24th October, from 10:00UTC and for 25 hours, join us for the famous rendez-vous on the girondins airport everything is set up, our movement record will be broken!

[XE+TH] Lanna Oriental Express

Together with Thailand Division, we bring you this vacation flight between Hong Kong and Chiang Mai Fly across Vietnam and Laos, and challenge yourself at Chiang Mai Airport, with an elevation of one thousand feet Fly in either direction and appreciate the professional ATC services enroute! The whole event will be on 24 October 2020, from 1200z to 1600z

[SI+HR] LJLJ - LDSP - LYBE Triangle AirBridge

Triangle event is back in the Balkans region We will connect Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia with three main airports of Ljubljana-LJLJ, Split-LDSP and Belgrade-LYBE

[CZ+GR] Gyros Airbridge

Who does not love the greek speaciality called Gyros Nobody! Come and fly with us on 25th October from Prague to Thessaloniki to have one You can also bring some from Thessaloniki to your fellow ATCs in the Czech Republic

[SK] LZIB Fly in/out

Dear pilots, take your flight to or from Bratislava - capital of Slovakia All kinds of traffic are welcome! Event will take place on 27 of October 2020 starting at 18:00Z

[ID] Non Radar Challenge : Aceh Fly-In

We present this event to simulate the realistic procedure for a non-radar controller The third edition of Non-Radar Event this time is Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport (WITT/BTJ) Take your wings and come fly with us!

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