• 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

[CO+VE] Descubriendo Fronteras

The Divisions of Venezuela and Colombia invite you to participate in the "Descubriendo Fronteras" An event where you can enjoy ATC control and flight procedures in a fun afternoon, we look forward to your participation, flights in any direction between SVBM and SKRG are allowed

[SO event] [AR] Argos Operation

Special Operations Event: This mission has been developed as a continuation of last years' set of SO events organised by Argentina Division The country is under a regime that eliminates all opposition Therefore, due to constant requests for help, neighbouring countries decided to carry out a rescue mission to all inhabitants who are trying to leave the country They may encounter hostile actions on the part of the regime Detailed Event Master Plan is provided Participants' registration on HQ-SOD website is required

[XN] Billund Night Rush - EKBI

It's time to put Billund (EKBI) to the ultimate test, as we previously made with Turku and Gotheborg! During a normal day (24 hours), Billund Airport has up to 100 movements (about 50 departures and 50 arrivals) What will happen if we’ll concentrate 50 traffics (chosen between real flights with real callsigns/aircrafts) in only four hours Will this airport handle such an amount of traffic Book Your Flight and see you in the Denmark Skies!

[SO event] [XR] Operation Tic tac toe

Special Operations event: XR Special Operations Department kindly invites everyone to the third international Special Operations Event CAT-A operation Tic Tac Toe that will take place on the 24th of August from 12:00 to 15:00 UTC Participants will perform visual search for objects in specific locations; search locations as well as actual search objects are marked in a special way to aid searching Each participant has to identify each object to complete this event Additional information will be sent to participants before the event Detailed information is provided in the Event Master Plan Participants' registration on HQ-SOD website is required

[NL]Challenge the staff

the ultimate oppertunity to test the skills of the Dutch staff as Air Traffic Controllers!!!


We are pleased to invite you to be part of our division's second anniversary, which we are celebrating it with a Fly In n' Out Montevideo, as every 25th of August For this event we have the support of IVAO Argentina, IVAO Chile, IVAO Brasil, IVAO Colombia, IVAO Perú, IVAO Venezuela, IVAO España, And this year the north region composed by the USA and Canada join us!! IVAO XA This is an oficial event with HQ participation, if you join you can win the award!!!

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