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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


Dear IVAO Community, We are pleased to invite the IVAO family in the beautiful capital of Austria Follow the rhythm of the Walz, or the footsteps of the Tird Man Maybe you will see Schönbrunn Palace from above or ATC will tourn you around the giant ferris wheel Bring your wings to Vienna Once you are on the ground don´t forget to take a walk past the beautiful Art Nouveau houses, visit Mozart at the cemetery of St Marx, visit the golden Strauss monument or, or, or Date: Monday 20th of May 2019 Time: 17z - 20z

[SI] Ljubljana LJLJ PDE

IVAO Slovenia first Public Demonstration Event since 2004 when division opened Help us celebrate the 15th anniversary of active division and bring your wings to Ljubljana At our counter IVAO Slovenia staff will demonstrate how to connect as a pilot or air traffic controller on the IVAO network Also flights under air traffic control will be demonstrated using proper phraseology and flight procedures You will be able to fly an aircraft in the flight simulator or take a microphone and do the air traffic control At the end you will get a nice souvenir from us!

[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!

[XU+ES+FR+HQ] Champions League Flyout

The United Kingdom MCD and the Spanish Division are please to bring you Champions league flyout Your chance to fly from England carrying fans hopeful of either Liverpool FC or Tottenham Hotspur FC coming home with the famous Champions League Cup With en route services from the French Division, we hope you enjoy this chance to Fly between England and Spain with full ATC expected along the way!

[DE] Airportfestival Nuremberg (PDE) + Nuremberg Ops

IVAO @ Airportfestival Nuremberg (EDDN) IVAO and Nuremberg airport kindly invite you to the Public Demonstration Event "Flughafenfest Nürnberg 2019" on 2nd June 2019 between 09z and 15z Next to different exhibitors, performances and attractions, you will find IVAO on a 100qm large display area But we do not celebrate the airportfestival in real life only We also kindly invite you to the Nuremberg Ops event You will have the chance to book your flights and to be part at the airportfestival too You will find our booking system within the Divisioncenter starting on 15th May 2019, 14:00z If you do not find any flight, feel free to plan a individual one and fly from or to Nuremberg to support the PDE

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