• 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

Tbilisi fly in UGTB

Fly to our lovely capital of Georgia, home of best food and wine!

[CH+FR+XA+XU] Independence Day LSZH-KJFK

We are celebrating the independence day of the USA with a one-way Airbridge Zurich to New-York Come and join us to get a unique experience while crossing the Atlantic ocean!

[XR] 11th Annual The Malachite Casket (USSS Fly-in)

Dear friends! We are glad to announce the 11th anniversary annual The Malachite Casket Event The Malachite Casket" is a folktale (the so-called "skaz") of the Ural region collected and reworked by Pavel Bazhov Every year since 2010 we meet in the Ekaterinburg to wonder how beautiful and fairy this part of Russia is We hope that you will share the moment with us and help us make the Ural skies crowded We develop the "as real as it gets" concept further and further: this time "transit" frequency and small, fast, and yellow surprise on the ground Also, to make this event outstanding all neighboring FIRs will be covered with ATC, so the choice of the departure point is yours! We all meet in USSS on the 4th of July! Hope to see you there!!


We are pleased to announce our next joint event between the Spanish and Austrian divisions, on July 4th, between 16z and 20z

[MA+PT] Lisboa One way Casablanca Events

On Sunday, 05th July 2020, from 19z to 21z, Portugal & Morocco Division, will introduce an exceptional "oneway" event for the 2020 During this event, we offer you the opportunity to come to make a flight in the best conditions possible with the actual flights Our teams are looking forward to welcoming you


IVAO Argentina is proud to invite you to participate in the Independence Day event, which will be taking place on July 9th from 20 to 23 UTC Celebreting another anniversary of Argentinian independence, we would be flying to and from Tucumán (SANT)

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