• 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 240,000 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

[08 JUL | 18z - 21z] [HU+TR] Budapest & Istanbul Dual Airbridge

It is a huge pleasure for the Hungarian and the Turkish Divisions to publish our Dual Airbridge Event between Budapest and Instanbul We invite all enquiring pilots in the event of this special occasion, where full ATC coverage will be provided from 18z in both countries

[09 JUL | 13z - 17z] [XR] 13th Annual The Malachite Casket

Eastern Europe and Northern Asia MCD is glad to present you one of our oldest annual events — the 13th "The Malachite Casket" event! Every year since 2010 we meet in the homeland of Pavel Bazhov to wonder how beautiful and fairy this part of Russia is This time Ekaterinburg will show you the magic of virtual avitation by providing full ATC in Koltsovo and additionally organizes the broadcast of the real ATIS service

[09 JUL | 20z - 22z] [AR] INDEPENDENCE DAY


[09 JUL | 20z - 24z] [EC+HQ] EC 2nd Anniversary Event: Airbridge SEGU-SEQM

For more than two year we have been enthusiastic about the idea that together we would achieve the opening of the division on the IVAO network On July 9th, 2022, we are celebrating our second anniversary! New challenges await us, but we are prepared for what is to come To celebrate our first anniversary being part of IVAO, we want to invite you to participate in a Bidiectional Airbridge that will take place on July 9th between our two main airports (SEQM and SEGU) from 20z to 24z We invite you to join us on 9th July 2022 to participate in this amazing Second Anniversary Event!

[10 JUL | 15 - 19Z] [ES] Summer begins

Most of Spain is already enjoying the summer, and that is why we invite you to participate in this event to kick off the IVAO Spain summer season Cool off with us on this unidirectional airbridge between two very summery cities: Málaga and Ibiza

[13 JUL | 15z - 18z] [XG] Visual Khasab

Do you like challenging VFR flights Here we bring you the VFR event to fly from Al Ain to Fujairah to make a touch and go, then after touch and go at Fujairah direct to Khasab through beautiful Oman coast A event to relax and enjoy the beautiful sceneries around Al Ain and Khasab Bring your aircraft for this event, see you there ;)

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