• 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

[CN+HK] Airbridge ZSPD-VHHH

On Saturday 28 May 2016, from 13z to 16z we organise you a group flight from airport of Shanghai Pudong (ZSPD) to Hong Kong Intl (VHHH)
In order to spend an afternoon of full immersion "as real as it gets", full ATC service will be provided !
Furthermore, this event will be the inaugurate event for the China division which is back to the IVAO skies since the beginning of the year
Hope to see you there! Don't miss it !

[IN] International Group Flight ZSPD to VHHH

India Flight Operation Department is organizing an International Group Flight on 28th May 2016 We will depart from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (ZSPD) to Hong Kong International Airport (VHHH) The departure time will be 1300z (1830 IST) The EET for this group flight will be 2 hours

[DE+IT] Into the summer sun Leg 2

On Saturday, the 28th of may starting at 1300z, our "Into The Summer Sun" event continues with leg two from Essen-Mülheim (EDLE) to Memmingen (EDJA, former ETSM) We leave the Ruhr area and cross central Germany towards the Alpine foothills Fasten your seatbelts and start your engines They cooled down enough since the last leg Choose your route but be careful! Be aware of restricted airspaces in the metropolitan area surrounding Frankfurt (Main) Do you want to cross airspace C or enjoy the Middle Rhine valley and the hills of the Taunus Cross Hohenlohe with the city of Stuttgart underneath your right wing

[XA+MX] Double Airbridge - KMIA & KFLL <-> MMUN & MMCZ

On behalf of IVAO Mexico and the IVAO North America Region, we present you our Double Airbridge Event!

On Saturday, May 28th - between 2100z and 0100z, we're going to have a Double Airbridge During this time period we will staff the Airports of Miami (KMIA), Fort Lauderdale (KFLL), Cancún (MMUN) and Cozumel (MMCZ)
We are looking forward to your participation!

[SE] Gothenburg Landvetter RFE

Gothenburg Landvetter RFE | Sunday May 29th 1000z - 1600z

IVAO Nordic Region is proud to announce a special real flight event This time the RFE will take place at the second-largest airport in Sweden: Gothenburg Landvetter A great airport with a single runway, flights all over Europe and a hub for SAS, Norwegian, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Scandinavia and TUIfly Nordic

Six hours of first class ATC and about 150 flights to choose from
Sunday May 29th, from 1000 UTC til 1600 UTC, Gothenburg Landvetter is the place to be!

Go to the booking system and book your flight!

We have added RL flights from May 23rd until May 28th to the schedule of May 29th, to be sure there are enough flights for everyone! So all flights in the system are real life flights, though some are actually flown on the days before the event

If you want to fly without booking a flight, you are very welcome too!

We look forward to seeing you in Gothenburg

[PT] Portugal Flash IFR Tour 2016

One day, one tour

On 29/05/2016, from 1500z to 2000z, we invite you to fly the 2 legs of the Portugal Flash IFR Tour 2016


Ready for the FLASH

[SK] Bratislava Overload

Dear colleagues, can we alltogether "overload" Bratislava :) Let's find out on 29 May 2016, Sunday evening at 1700z We are looking forward to you!

[HQ+SY+AE+DZ+EG] Quadruple Airbridge (OSDI-OMDB-HECA-DAAG)

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Proudly presents and invites you to " Quadruple Airbridge Event " Friday 3rd June 1700z-2200z
Choose one of four fantastic flights, fly it to be a part of this huge #IVAO event!
OSDI-OMDBDamascus-Dubai
OMDB-HECADubai-Cairo
HECA-DAAGCairo-Algiers
DAAG-OSDIAlgiers-Damascus

Air Bridge SKBO - SBGL

The Colombian and Brazilian divisions invite you to participate on the Air Bridge connecting Bogota El Dorado (SKBO) and Rio de Janeiro Galeão (SBGL)

Take off from the airport of your choice and enjoy a flight with full ATC coverage

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