• 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

[24 JAN |12z - 15z] [ID] Flying Rats Festival

Indonesia, with its diversity and tolerance, will soon celebrate the Chinese New Year on January 25, so IVAO Indonesia will also celebrate this "Imlek Day" by holding a "Flying Rats Festival" city-pair overload ATC battle event at the same time as ID-Friday Online Day on January 24, 2020

[24 JAN | 14z-17z] [IR + GE] Hello Georgia! Airbridge

Iran division begins its 2020 events officially by celebrating the start of Georgia's division's operations together by an airbridge between two historic cities of Isfahan (OIFM) and Tbilisi (UGTB) Our event will be on Friday, 24th January 2020, from 14:00 to 17:00 UTC and this is a warm welcome to you to join us and have a more enjoyable day


One of the most anticipated events of the whole year finally returns to fill our virtual skies! Saturday 25 January 2020, from 13z to 17z (14/18 local time) comes back the "Roma Caput Mundi" Real Flight Event 2020! To wait you, full ATC service and hundreds of flights to schedule on Roma Fiumicino LIRF, Roma Ciampino LIRA, and also on Roma Urbe LIRU to fly, controlled in live by Roma, your favourite VFR flights! An afternoon of full immersion "As real as it gets" impossible to miss In collaboration with Aero Club Di Roma that will host us in their rooms in order to allow us to control live all toghether! We are waiting for you!

[DE] Password Event Stuttgart

Do you know everything about aviation Prove your knowledge at our Password Event Stuttgart We invite you to join our little quiz on 25th January 2020 between 18z and 21z During approach you will need to answer a more or less simple question If you are right, you will receive your landing clearance If not - Go around! Please note, that you will have to divert if you fail to answer correctly three times in a row

Luanda Full ATC Coverage

Luanda Full ATC Coverage

Free Wings

Cuba has always been the main destination of the flights from Miami Cuba is the key to the Gulf In order to reinforce the most privileged routes we will full staff the Miami Center Everyone is invited to fly from KMIA to the airport of choice: MUHA, MUVR, MUSC, MUCM and MUCU This event takes place on the 26th January from 17:00Z to 20:00Z

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