• 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

[HQ+SU] Khartoum RFE

The Sudan Division (SU) invites you to participate in its 2020 RFE Event, Khartoum RFE The event will take place on 07th August 2020 between 17z - 22z at Khartoum International Airport, the country's main gateway to the world Situated in the heart of Africa, Sudan was once the largest country in the whole continent With diverse scenery ranging from pyramids, deserts and greenery It is our pleasure to host such an event as it is an opportunity for your wings to explore a different side of the world We have chosen to include 3 main airlines currently operating within Sudan; Sudan Air, Tarco & Badr, with domestic flights to choose from as well as flights to our neighboring countries Go ahead and prepare your wings and make sure your aircraft are well maintained to withstand the hot weather of the equator! Enjoy full ATC coverage from the ground upwards whilst exploring the scenery This event is eligible for the IVAO Events Support Award!

Tehran RFE

Tehran RFE 2020 is the biggest event we have to over this year, with full ATC coverage all over Iranian airspace

[XE] Hong Kong Annual Fly-In 2020 cum Non-ILS Night

"Cleared for ILS approach runway 07L", oops, imagine the instrument landing system (ILS) is out at the busy Hong Kong International Airport (VHHH) So what other choices are there Pick up the charts and prepare for some non precision approaches, experience a different fly-in event with us! High terrains surround the airport so make sure you fly the approach and follow ATC instructions strictly!

[SO Event][PT] Operation Granja

Special Operations Event: Portuguese division invites you to join us in the Operation Granja event in Lisboa FIR The scenario aims to simulate a tactical base during a military conflict where troops are needed and injuries happen, so, in order to keep our force with full operational capabilities you will be asked to perform two types of missions: Medical Evacuations/Tactical Air Transport or Paratroopers drop The tactical base has only a challenging non-prepared runway available Operation Granja will take place on August 8th starting at 1300 Z, with the first group departing at 1400z Event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant's registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

[DE] VFR entlang des Rheins

We kindly invite you to join our VFR event, taking place on 9th August 2020 between 15z and 19z

[UA+HU] Kyiv - Budapest Dual Airbridge

IVAO Ukraine and Hungary invites you to participate in dual airbridge between Budapest Liszt Ferenc(LHBP) and Kyiv Boryspil(UKBB) airport We’re waiting for you all!

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