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

[23 FEB | 15z - 17z] [IR+XT] Weekend with Persian Tour

In the year 2024 the Iran Division of IVAO will host monthly events featuring IFR 2024 tour routes and in the second phase the VFR 2024 tour will take place Members are invited to participate in these monthly tours and can also fly a leg for IFR2024 and VFR2024 Division Iran earning both the tour badge and points for the Pilot Events Award


IVAO Cuba invites pilots and controllers to participate in this event bound for the Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport (MUVR), in the city of Varadero Known as Varadero Airport, it serves the entire tourist hub of the province of Matanzas and is located 5 km from the town of Carbonera, closer to the city of Matanzas than to Varadero Pilots can arrive upon completion from any destination regardless of the aircraft model ATC services will be available during event hours

[24 FEB | 16z - 19z] [HQ+SI] Destination Slovenia MEGA Slot Event

Welcome to the latest edition of the Destination Slovenia Mega Slot event, proudly organized by IVAO Slovenia! Get ready for an exhilarating experience as we showcase the beauty of Slovenian airspace and its four key airports Join us in celebrating aviation as we invite pilots from around the globe to take on the challenge and enjoy the thrill of flying in our busy skies

[24 FEB | 18z - 21z] [XU] Unlocking Cork

Come Fly from Cardiff to Cork, but theres a catch! You must correctly answer the question to gain landing clearance! Make sure you bring plenty of fuel!

[SO Event][DE] SO Online Day - February

Special Operations Event: The IVAO Special Operations department is pleased to introduce the first SO Online Day of 2024 The first division that will host this event is Germany (DE) We invite you to fly to ETNW (Wunstorf AB Airport), ETHN (Niederstetten Airport), EDDL (Düsseldorf Airport) and ETNN (Nörvenich Airport) and EDDN (Nürnberg Airport) You can enjoy two thrilling missions! These airports will be open from 1600UTC to 2000UTC Fly this event and earn two points for the Jet Fighter Award Event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

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