• IVAO is Celebrating
    Our 20th Anniversary
    1998 - 2018
  • 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 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] Capital Crossover

Join IVAO XU with the Capital Crossover between London and Dublin

[AT+HU] LOWS-LHBP Dual Airbridge

Dear pilots and controllers, After our well-deserved summer break we're back with an airbridge Fly from the beautiful Salzburg, hometown of Mozart to Budapest, the capital of thermal baths, the Pearl of the Danube! (or the other way around ;) Event Date: Friday, October 26th, 2018 Event Time: 16:00z - 19:00z Event Type: Airbridge Countries: Austria and Hungary Airports involved: LOWS and LHBP

[XA] Calgary RFE

The North American Region will host a wonderful RFE in Calgary (CYYC) on 27th October 2018 from 18:00Z to 22:00Z Experience this beautiful and innovative city by joining our event!


Beautiful RFO in one of the most important Spain airports

[HQ+HK+ID] IVAO 20th Anniversary Airbridge: VHHH <> WIII

Dear fellow IVAO members, 20 years have passed since IVAO was founded! ALL DIVISIONS are celebrating this using a series of air-bridge events We are delighted to invite you to our division's participation to this series

[29 OCT 18Z-21Z] [TR] 29th of October Republic Day of Turkey Event

We are looking forward to your participation in our event organized to celebrate the 95th Republic Day of Turkey The holiday commemorates the events of 29 October 1923, when Mustafa Kemal declared that Turkey was henceforth a republic On 29 October 1923, the status of the nation as a republic was declared and its official name was proclaimed to be Türkiye Cumhuriyeti ("the Republic of Turkey") After that, a vote was held in the Grand National Assembly, and Atatürk was elected as the first President of the Republic of Turkey

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