• IVAO at FlightSimExpo 2019
    Join us in Florida, USA
  • 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


We organize a fully VFR event between the aerodromes of La Gomera, El Berriel and El Jarde They are three coquettish, small aerodromes, which are usually very frequented, by school traffic, apart from recreation We want to make this event as a tribute to this special day for the Canaries


IVAO Venezuela has the pleasure to invite you all to our next event of this month: CENTRO ACTIVO, which will be carried out flying and providing ATC service in the most central airports of the country

[01 JUN | 15z - 18z][GR + HQ] Heraklion Fly In

Join us on the summer opening event at Heraklion

[XU+ES+FR+HQ] Champions League Flyout

The United Kingdom MCD and the Spanish Division are please to bring you Champions league flyout Your chance to fly from England carrying fans hopeful of either Liverpool FC or Tottenham Hotspur FC coming home with the famous Champions League Cup With en route services from the French Division, we hope you enjoy this chance to Fly between England and Spain with full ATC expected along the way!


Enjoy this wonderful visual event enjoying the South of Chile

[DE] Airportfestival Nuremberg (PDE) + Nuremberg Ops

IVAO @ Airportfestival Nuremberg (EDDN) IVAO and Nuremberg airport kindly invite you to the Public Demonstration Event "Flughafenfest Nürnberg 2019" on 2nd June 2019 between 09z and 15z Next to different exhibitors, performances and attractions, you will find IVAO on a 100qm large display area But we do not celebrate the airportfestival in real life only We also kindly invite you to the Nuremberg Ops event You will have the chance to book your flights and to be part at the airportfestival too You will find our booking system within the Divisioncenter starting on 15th May 2019, 14:00z If you do not find any flight, feel free to plan a individual one and fly from or to Nuremberg to support the PDE

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