• 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

[XR] Family of QNH and feet

The western part of the Russian Federation says goodbye to meters and QFE below the transition level and joins the "family" of countries that use feet and QNH! Also, the charts of Moscow airports will undergo significant changes, as well as ATC positions over Moscow Dear friends, we invite you to celebrate this event by visiting one of the three Moscow airports (Vnukovo, Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo)!

[XG] Emirate national day celebration

Come celebrate with us on Emirate national day, fly from an airport of your choice to Dubai (OMDB) which will be fully staffed by our air traffic controllers between 16z and 20z, We guarantee professional, flexible, and friendly service across the entirety of UAE airspace We really hope to see you there!

[HQ+EC+BR] Amazonas Connection

The Divisions of Brazil and Ecuador invite you to participate in their 1st joint event "Amazonas Connection" To celebrate Quito's city fest, we invite you to take your planes and fly this one-way airbridge to Manaus It is also the opportunity for you to fly the new EC Divisional Tour "Along the Equator" which the first leg is SEQM to SBEG

[DE] Nicolaus FlyIn Hamburg

Chocolate or walnuts Regardless of what you prefer one thing is certain As soon as temperatures dip below freezing and the Christmas spirit starts filling the streets, it's not long until Saint Nicolas is at our door Celebrate this time of year with us and enjoy the yearly Nikolaus Fly-In into the Hamburg Airport We kindly invite you to join us on the 6th December 2020 from 13z - 18z Bring the aircraft of your choice and fly under full ATC coverage Regardless of your origin airport, fun is given

[XU] Scottish Staycation

We kindly invite you to join our Scottish Staycation event, taking place on 6th December 2020 between 17z and 21z We are providing a full ATC coverage of Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as of the radar positions around the area

[NL+FR+HQ]Christmas Market Airbridge

It's finally that time of the year again, the snow, the theme songs and the Christmas lights Not to forget the festive Christmas markets! Strasbourg is one of the most famous in Europe, and Amsterdam is definitely a great destination to prepare for Christmas Join our christmas Market Airbridge between these two beautiful cities during their Christmas mood

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Why Choose Us

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