• 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

[DE] Langen Summer Days

Are you ready for LSD part two We are happy to announce our second Langen Summer Days event On 29th June 2019 between 07z and 16z, you can expect full ATC coverage at Frankfurt (EDDF) and Stuttgart (EDDS) live from Kastellaun

[HQ+XG] Dubai RFE

The GCC Division invites all IVAO members to participate in our event, Dubai RFE This RFE involves two hubs See you!

[DE] VFR Munich South

Munich FIR invites - that's fine! Well, it is just the Munich FIR, but on the 4th of July 2019 between 15z and 20z we will provide you the three best airfields: Eggenfelden (EDME), Donauwörth-Genderkingen (EDMQ) and Straubing (EDMS) will get provided with atc service

[XE+HQ] RFE Hong Kong 2019

It's the 5th RFE of East Asian Region, and we're going back to the most highly welcomed Hong Kong! Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok International Airport (VHHH), since its operation from July 6, 1998, has been an important global transport-shipment centre, passenger hub and gateway for destinations in Mainland China and Asia Being the world's busiest cargo gateway and one of the world's busiest passenger airports, VHHH boasts itself without hundreds of destinations it connects Hong Kong to With the coming RFE, come experience the realistic busyness of this Asian metropolis like no other, with full ATC coverage bringing you up and down Hong Kong! The whole event will be on 6 July 2019, from 1000z to 1600z


join us to enjoy this wonderful event with full ATC and traffic

[DE] Cargo Event EDDP

Packeges, food, flowers or even Animals You can let all those things fly around the world with Aerologic, DHL or UPS out of or to Leipzig/Halle (EDDP) - preferred on 13th of July 2019 between 17z and 20z Within this period the Cargo Event occurs around the Saxony airport, where you can enjoy full ATC at the second largest cargo airport in Germany

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Why Choose Us

Other networks exist offering similar services, but none can match IVAO!

Best Software
Best training
Global coverage
Largest community

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