• IVAO Crowded Skies
    Let's come together and set a new record!
    20th January 2018
  • 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 170,000 members in over 50
    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 hundereds 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

[KW] Kuwait Aviation Show 2018 Day 3 PDE

The 1st and biggest Aviation show of it's kind in Kuwait and the Kuwaiti division is participating with a booth and a Public Display Event We need pilots to fly in/out of Kuwait to show the visitors some activity around Kuwait airspace Participating pilots will get both Pilot Event Award Points Aviation Celebration Tours and Events Award celebrating the Kuwait Aviation Show 2018 All you have to do is fly during the airshow timing regardless of IVAO event schedule The days/times for award are: 17-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 18-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 19-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 20-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) For days, times and detailed conditions for award and points, check the forum announcement

[XA] Las Vegas - Los Angeles Air Shuttle

The first XA event in the 2018 has been released! It is going to be an air shuttle between Mc Carran International Airport (KLAS) and Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) Your task is to depart either from KLAS or KLAX (your choice), fly to the other airport and than return to your origin You have to choose between: 1) KLAS -> KLAX -> KLAS or 2) KLAX -> KLAS -> KLAX This event will take place on 19th January 2018 from 18:00Z to 21:00Z

[KW] Kuwait Aviation Show 2018 Day 4 PDE

The 1st and biggest Aviation show of it's kind in Kuwait and the Kuwaiti division is participating with a booth and a Public Display Event We need pilots to fly in/out of Kuwait to show the visitors some activity around Kuwait airspace Participating pilots will get both Pilot Event Award Points Aviation Celebration Tours and Events Award celebrating the Kuwait Aviation Show 2018 All you have to do is fly during the airshow timing regardless of IVAO event schedule The days/times for award are: 17-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 18-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 19-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) 20-JAN-2018 0630z-1400z (must add RMK/KWKAS2018) For days, times and detailed conditions for award and points, check the forum announcement

[ID] Multi Airport Group Flight: Indonesia-Malaysia

IVAO ID host a 'Multi Airport Group Flight' starting from 1500z until PEAK HOURS

[XO] Full Control Sydney

The Oceanic Region would like to invite you to join us on January 20 for Full Control Sydney The Oceanic Region will be opening up FULL ATC services at YSSY Sydney on January 20 from 1800z for the peak of Crowded Skies and we would like to invite you to fly with us Downunder! The Oceanic Region welcomes all IFR and VFR traffic to fly into or out of YSSY Sydney to or from an airport of your choice ATC services will be Staffed on all major ATC positions in and around Sydney This is a great opportunity to experience our local Controllers while also contributing to the Crowded Skies new record attempt

[CL] Exploring Easter Island

Chilean event Exploring Easter Island willl take place the Sunday 21th of January from 1900z onwards Come and join us, full ATC coverage service expected

WEF in Davos

You will fly from your homebase airport to Zurich LSZH with an airliner in order to bring your VIPs to the World Economic Forum of Davos 2018 You can fly the day before or the same day Then starting from 1900z to 2200z you will need to bring your VIPs to Samedan LSZS which is the closest airport from Davos with a business jet, a MEP, or an helicopter And this is going to challenge your skills on one of the most dangerous approach in Europe ! Be well prepared with your charts and flight plan The biggest certified jet aircraft for landing here is E195, B737 BBJ2 or A320CJ ! You can also fly back from Samedan LSZS to Zurich LSZH and finally bring your airliner's wings back from Zurich LSZH to your homebase airport

[VE] SVBC-SVPR-SVCN Three airports one way to Canaima event

The Venezuelan Staff wants to invite you to participate on January 26 from 18:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC (14:00 HLV-18:00 HLV) to our event "THREE AIRPORTS ONE WAY TO CANAIMA EVENT" This events consist to fly from the General José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport (SVBC) Barcelona, to Manuel Piar International Airport (SVPR) Puerto Ordaz, to the final destination on Parque Nacional Canaima Airport (SVCN) Canaima The legs will be flown in order (SVBC-SVPR-SVCN)

SVBC-SVPR-SVCN THREE AIRPORTS ONE WAY TO CANAIMA EVENT

The Venezuelan Staff wants to invite you to participate on January 26 from 18:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC (14:00 HLV-18:00 HLV) to our event "THREE AIRPORTS ONE WAY TO CANAIMA EVENT" This events consist to fly from the General José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport (SVBC) Barcelona, to Manuel Piar International Airport (SVPR) Puerto Ordaz, to the final destination on Parque Nacional Canaima Airport (SVCN) Canaima The legs will be flown in order (SVBC-SVPR-SVCN)

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