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  • 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

[XR+HQ] Real ATC in Anichkov Palace

Dear virtual pilots! XR division is proud to present probably the most attractive and interesting events from whole variety - Real ATC controlling in IVAO!!! We have invited professionals from Saint Petersburg "Pulkovo" airport to bring the high real standards into the network and enormous pleasure and unforgettable experience to the pilots served by them So we see no reason for missing this great opportunity!

[DE] Password Event

Password Event on 26/05/2019 at EDDL from 17z - 20z Be attentive, you have to answer one question correctly before landing, or you will go around

[FR+XB] European Elections Airbridge

On Sunday 26 May European citizens are called to vote for the European elections In the evening of 26 May deputies will fly between the two European capitals Brussels and Strasbourg Hence, we need aircraft and pilots In control of your most refined airplane, fly between Brussels (EBBR) and Strasbourg (LFST) from 18:00z to 20:00z!


IVAO COLOMBIA division invites you to participate in the ONLINE EVENT FIR SKEC event An event where you can fly or control in the FIR of Barranquilla giving life to one of the busiest areas of the country Get ready and join us in this event!


We organize a fully VFR event between the aerodromes of La Gomera, El Berriel and El Jarde They are three coquettish, small aerodromes, which are usually very frequented, by school traffic, apart from recreation We want to make this event as a tribute to this special day for the Canaries


IVAO Venezuela has the pleasure to invite you all to our next event of this month: CENTRO ACTIVO, which will be carried out flying and providing ATC service in the most central airports of the country

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Why Choose Us

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