• 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

[XU] Tyne Evening

Join us for a night on the Tyne and Fly into Newcastle (EGNT) Newcastle recently got some new scenery from ORBX so this would be a great opportunity to have a flight either into or out of the airport

[HQ-XG-SA-EG-SD-XM-IR] Celebrating the merging of KW div with XG division

we are glad to share with you our celebration for the Kuwait division merger with our division again, to complete our celebration we invite you to participate with us for this special event in Kuwait airport (OKBK), so what are you waiting for, plan your flight, clean the cockpit windows, and off you go to Kuwait, with experienced controllers who will guide you safely through the Kuwait airspace everyone is welcome! Event Date: Friday 29/01/2021 Event Time: 16:00z - 21:00z Event Type: IFR , one way airbridge Destination Airport: Kuwait International Airport (OKBK)

[XE] Island Hopping

Already bored with the major airports and commercial jetliners This time, we bring you to the southeastern side of Taiwan for flights between several small and tiny airports For the first time, we provide ATC services identical to the real world operations! Don't miss the precious opportunity to enjoy exciting VFR flights and wonderful scenery at the same time The whole event will be on 30 January 2021, from 1200z to 1600z

[CH] Merci Francis

Dear members, It is time to say "Thank You" to Francis, our Training Advisor He has decided to leave the staff, after over 15 years actively on IVAO, at the age of 84 it is now time for him to focus on other things in life As an honour to his dedication as Trainer and Examiner we would like you to join us and fly from or to Geneva to give him a last unforgettable IVAO experience

[XU+CH] Return From The Alps

Many holiday makers would normally be coming back from Switzerland after a couple of months of skiing However due to the current situation not many people have gone away IVAO XU and IVAO CH are pleased to bring you our latest collaboration Return from the Alps is where you can bring your virtual ski makers back to the UK from Switzerland From 17z until 20z, Zurich (LSZH) and Gatwick (EGKK) will be fully staffed

[31 JAN | 22z-02z ] [VE+CO] Airbridge SKBO-SVMI.

The Divisions of Venezuela and Colombia wants invite you to participate in their event Airbridge SKBO-SVMI, in both ways

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