• IVAO is Celebrating
    Our 20th Anniversary
    1998 - 2018
  • 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 170,000 members in over 50
    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

[16 NOV | 16z - 20z] [HQ+ES+PT] IVAO 20th Anniversary Airbridge: LEPA <> LPPT

Dear fellow IVAO members, 20 years have passed since IVAO was founded! ALL DIVISIONS are celebrating this using a series of air-bridge events The spanish and portuguese divison are pleased to announce this airbridge between LEPA and LPPT

[17 NOV | 11z - 15z] [HQ+TR] Big Istanbul RFE

Istanbul serves as a bridge between Europe and Asia at the junction of two continents Its location, architecture and culture are one of the most important reasons for being a place of interest

[HQ+XO] PDE: Sydney RFE

The Oceanic Region would like to invite all Pilots Down under for our Public Demonstration Event, Sydney RFE For two massive days the Oceanic Region is exhibiting at the Oz Flight Sim Expo 2018, taking place at the HARS Aviation Museum at Illawarra Regional Airport on November 17 & 18 2018 just a 90 minute drive south of Sydney The Staff of the Oceanic Region will be demonstrating IVAO to the Public by hosting an RFE event at Sydney From 00:00z till 05:00z on both November 17 & 18 Sydney and the surrounding airspace will be staffed with the full flight schedules of Sydney in operation for Pilots to book and fly We also invite Virtual Airlines, Cargo ops, and general aviation to utilise the Privte slots available to participate in the event as well Pilots can book their flights at the official RFE Sydney website NOTE: The booking system is showing 1 days worth of schedules, if you book a flight you can fly it on either day or both This is due to the limitations of the system We invite you to join us down under! The whole event will be on 17 & 18 November 2018, from 00:00z to 05:00z

[BR+PT] Pedro de volta a casa

The event Pedro is back home consists of the return of the navigator and explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral to Portugal that in 1500 was the first to arrive in Brazilian territory and known for being the discoverer of Brazil In this event the Portuguese and the Brazilian division team up in order to try to rebuild the route made by Pedro Alvares Cabral on his way to Portugal, by leaving Brazil out of Fortaleza or Recife towards Lisbon Departure time: 13-15 UTC

[17 NOV | 16z - 19z] [GR + XM] LGSR - OLBA Airbridge

Join our bridge between the fabulus island of Santorini LGSR and the cosmopolitan Beirut OLBA!!!!

[HQ+DE+NL] IVAO 20th Anniversary Airbridge: EDDP <> EHAM

Dear fellow IVAO members, 20 years have passed since IVAO was founded! ALL DIVISIONS are celebrating this using a series of air-bridge events We are delighted to invite you to our division's participation to this series

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