• 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

[XA] Friday Night Ops in O'Hare

Chicago O'Hare is a massive airport and a main hub for different Airlines A lot of traffic comes in and out everyday making the airport one of the busiest in the United States IVAO XA is presenting you the Friday Night Ops in O'Hare with full ATC coverage for landing/departing aircrafts in O'Hare KORD This event takes place on the 5th June from 20:00Z to 23:00Z In order to obtain the XA ATC/Pilot badge you must control or fly in 10 events during the year Members outside of the XA division must have GCA to book ATC position Each control or flying session will be reported in the MODA System under the XA Division Tours

[GR] LGSM - "DO YOU HAVE THE GUTS XIII?"

The Greek Division ,for 10th consecutive year organizes the succefull event known as "DO YOU HAVE THE GUTS I" So, we invite you this year on Saturday, 6th of June 2020 from 12:00 to 16:00 ( 15:00-19:00 local), to try to land on Samos, eccetuting on of the most difficult approaches in Europe The unique of thiw airport, lies on the geografical position and especially challenging position of Runaway (09-27) of the International Airport "Aristarchos of Samos"

[XU+XN] Glasgow - Bergen Double Airbridge

Based in central Scotland Glasgow is the second largest city Glasgow Airport formally known as Abbotsinch Airport is on the outskirts of the city and serves over 88 million passengers a year Compare that to Bergen which is located on the western coast of Norway Known more commonly as Bergen Flesland Airport or Flesland Airport its the second busiest airport in the whole of Norway serving over 6 million passengers a year Combine the two airports together and you get a scenic few hours of flying between the two IVAO XU and IVAO XN would like to invite you to our latest collaboration Come and fly between Glasgow and Bergen on Saturday 6th June from 13z - 17z and experience Full ATC along the way

[IT+ES] Airbridge Madrid - Rome

Saturday 6th June 2020 from 15z to 19z an airbridge will take place between the airports Rome Fiumicino LIRF and Madrid Barajas LEMD We look forward to seeing you in this event that connects two of the most beautiful capitals in Europe! We are waiting for you!

[UA] Challenge the staff

IVAO UA is proud to announce challenge the staff event, which will be held on the 7th of June Come and fly to the Kyiv Boryspil airport (UKBB), while the staff challenge is to handle the extra workload and provide the best quality ATC service for every pilot Who will win Let’s find that out!

[NL+XC]Carribean Airbridge

Airbridge from EHAM to TNCA

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