• 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

[XB] Brussels Mega Slot Event 2018

On 26 June, BeLux Region organises its third Mega Slot Event! Pick a slot in the booking system and enjoy your flight to and/or from a fully staffed Brussels Airport!

Summer Turnaround

At IVAO ES, summer begins, and what better way to do it than a full rotation, with departure from Alicante On June 30, it is an important date for tourism in general Start the month of July, more holidays and more to enjoy good temperatures, good food and excellent friendships

[SK] Czechoslovak airplanes fly in

Based on real event, Slovak division is proud to present Czechoslovak airplanes fly in This event will take place on LZTR (Trnava) and LZNI (Nitra) airports You can choose your destination or fly between these airports All VFR traffic is kindly welcome - gliders, helicopters, piston airplanes, turboprops Of course, we will welcome not only Czechoslovak planes, but all other types too

[XM+SA+KW+EG+DZ+TR+CH+XR] Middle East 1st Anniversary

Join us while we celebrate our division's first anniversary You can fly from any of the participating countries via the routes provided down below We will provide full ATC services throughout your way in order to simulate as real entertainment as it gets


We are more than happy to invite you to the Dakar RFE this year You have the possibility to book one of the 90 available flights from the booking system On the 02072018 from 08z - 20z Book the flight of your desire! The reservation system will be open on 19062018 at 10:00 UTC Flights to and from Dakar that have not been booked are likely to be delayed and / or distracted

[IR] IRA655 Memorial-Tehran to BandarAbbas Airbridge

IranAir Flight 655 was an IranAir civilian passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai On 3 July 1988, the aircraft operating this route was shot down by the United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes The incident took place in Iranian airspace, over Iran's territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, and on the flight's usual flight path The aircraft, an Airbus A300 B2-203, was destroyed by SM-2MR surface-to-air missiles fired from Vincennes All 290 on board, including 66 children and 16 crew, died This event ranks eighth among the deadliest disasters in aviation history, 11th if including the 9/11 attacks, which include ground casualties; the incident retains the highest death toll of any aviation incident in the Persian Gulf IVAO Iran Division presents an event on 3rd July 2018 from 15:30z to 18:30z as Tehran to Bandar Abbas Airbridge Come and join us to keep the memory of all IR655 PAX who died innocently

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