• 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

[PT+HQ] IVAOPT Anniversary Event

On the 19th of January, the IVAOPT division will celebrate its 17th anniversary To celebrate this special occasion we chose to celebrate this anniversary with a special event so that the most important persons, the members of the Division will have the best way to celebrate it The Event we built up is based on an Airbridge between two of Portugals biggest airports, Faro (LPFR) and Porto (LPPR)

[SK]Memorial Flight SQF5605

Slovak division presents event to honour victims of An-24 crash, which occurred on 1912006 near Hejce This Slovak air force airplane was returning from KFOR mission in Pristina (BKPR) to Kosice (LZKZ) We kindly invite all pilots to BKPR - LZKZ flight on 1912019, starting on 18:00Z

[XE+HQ] What if ... East Asia?

Finally, the East Asia Region is now established! We are covering 6 FIRs across different countries, allowing hours of flights within our division For a kick off, we are introducing the "What if East Asia" event, pilots can choose among Hong Kong (VHHH), Jeju (RKPC) and Taipei Taoyuan (RCTP), and fly any legs connecting the mentioned airports In total, there will be six combinations allowing various experiences for pilots who enjoy different flight duration and routes Join this HQ affiliated event, join this first XE Division event, and we need you to help fill up the skies across Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea airspace! The whole event will be on 20 January 2019, from 1200z to 1600z

[XU] Shuttling Around The UK

For this event, we are opening up some of the UKs prime airports for you to fly shuttle services around the UK Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh will all be open for you to enjoy the full ATC coverage that is provided by the United Kingdom

[PL] Warsaw Overload

APC exam comes with great fun, doesn't it :) Event connected with exam will ensure you have the best ATC service available Come and fly!

[XA] New Years Event

We are proud to announce our cooperation with Delta Airlines VA by hosting a post New Years Event together The airports of focus are going to be KATL, KJFK and KDTW and the event shall take place on 26th of January between 14:00Z and 19:00Z!

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