• 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



Every Saturday 17:00 Zulu, members of the Algerian Division are invited to communicate only using English phraseology everybody is welcome to fly in our skies to discover the talent of the most active division in Africa

DZ Division wish you good flight !

All charts are available at: Algeria Charts

Come and fly in Algeria !

[HK] RFE Hong Kong and Macao 2017

Since 1998, the Hong Kong International Airport has been playing a significant role in Asia, with it being a hub and focus city for many world leading airlines This summer, we are bringing the opportunity to let pilots feel how flying inbound and outbound one of the busiest airports in the world is like by holding a real flight event (RFE) To make the event even more realistic, we have also included the flights of Macao Airport, an airport located 60nm to the west, altogether a total of nearly 350 flights Providing a broad spectrum of over 100 destinations, members can choose from short haul flights to Taiwan, or long haul ones to Europe and the America Don't hesitate to book your own flight and squeeze into the crowded yet efficient airspace during the event!
The whole event will be on 30 July 2017, from 1000z to 1600z

[IL] Tel Aviv Full Staff

IVAO Israel presents : The event of the Summer!
-Tel-Aviv Full Staff-

On Sunday, 30th of July, Between 16:00z and 19:00z, Tel-Aviv airspace will be lit by full ATC covering Ben Gurion International airport (LLBG) and you will get an opportunity to fly as real as gets with massive amount of traffic in a very small airspace

Ben Gurion International airport - LLBG|TLV is located 19 kilometers east of Tel-Aviv city center and serves International flight to various destinations around the world and domestic flights to Eilat (LLET)

[XA] Kansas Fly Inn

IVAO North America Region is proud to present its new event On 30th of July between 17z and 20z, we invite you to make a flight to Kansas City International Airport (KMCI) Departure airport is yours! Don't forget to plan your estimated time of arrival between 17z and 20z

[SK] Bratislava fly-in

Let's fly to fully staffed Bratislava

[HR+SI+HU] Triangle Bridge LDSP | LJLJ | LHBP

For this event, it is planned that pilots fly in one round from any of the involved airports (Split, Budapest or Ljubljana) in any direction

[XN] Vestmannaeyjar Festival VFR Fly-In

It’s all about staying warm Follow the local’s lead Besides stocking up on booze (liquor stores close as early as 4pm), bring a good tent and stake it down (even then your tent might still blow away)

Your adventure starts when you begin your journey to the Vestmannaeyjar

[XZ] Southern African Region MCD On Line Event

The South African Region MCD are planning a very exciting event for today! Watch this space for details!

[HQ+IR+XG] Middle East Pulse

Ivao Iran and Ivao XG Present:

Middle East Pulse - Tehran to Dubai Airbridge

All of you are invited!

Event Name: Middle East Pulse
Event Date: Saturday, August 5th
Event Time: 15:00z - 19:00z
Event Type: Tehran Dubai Airbridge

Division(s): IVAO Iran Division (IR) IVAO GCC Division (XG)
Airports involved: OIIE (Tehran) & OMDB (Dubai)

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