• 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

[FR+HQ] Paris Orly RFE

IVAO France and all its staff are very excited to present this event Join us and enjoy a busy Saturday during the winter season, at Paris - Orly! Pick your favorite destination among the over 200 presented flights and enjoy our full ATC coverage and thrilling features It's all about timing, so ensure you stay right on time so that others pilots keep their schedules And particularly, don't forget you correctly calculate your EOBT to stick to your take-off time and improve realism! Furthermore, with the great all-day event, we are delighted to announce that Jetstream Design will give away 2 sceneries to 2 participants randomly designated among IVAO members who actually flew during our RFE

[XE+MY] Starlux Inauguration Flight

Starwalker 721, cleared for takeoff! The new Starlux Airlines based in Taipei will soon commence their operations on 23 January Da Nang, Macau and Penang will be the first destinations they head to on the first day of operation To celebrate the establishment of Starlux Airlines, we proudly present you this airbridge event by flying from Taipei Taoyuan to Penang, Malaysia It will be a 45 hours flight across the South China Sea Do not miss the opportunity to welcome this new born airline with us! The whole event will be on 18 January 2020, from 1100z to 1600z

[CH+NL] Flughafen Zurich - Schiphol Airbridge

Join us for the airbridge between Flughafen Zurich and Schiphol

[ES+DZ] ALGIERS - BARCELONA AIRBRIDGE

IVAO Algeria and IVAO Spain will start the activity of the year 2020 by organizing an Air Bridge between Algiers and Barcelona on Sunday 19 January 2020

[SK] SQF5605 Memorial Flight

Dear pilots, join us during our annual event of SQF5605 Memorial Flight This flight, which occured on 19th January 2006 was carrying Slovak peacekeepers from Kosovo, back home to Kosice At around 18:38z the flight disappeared from the radars - the airplane crashed in snowy and forested terrain on Borso Hill with elevation of 700 meters, near the Hungarian village of Hejce Just 3 kilometers from Slovak border and 20 kilometers from the destination With 43 people on board, there was only one survivor The crash still remains as the deadliest in Slovak history Come and fly from Pristina to Kosice to remember this sad event, ATC services will be ready for you

[XN] Fær Øer Focus Sunday - Vagar Fly-In

It’s time for a bit of Vágar! Vágar is one of the 18 Islands in the archipelagos of the Fær Øer Islands The Fær Øer Islands are a North Atlantic archipelago located 320 kilometres north-northwest of Scotland, and about halfway between Norway and Iceland They have been a self-governing part of the Kingdom of Denmark since 1948 Vágar International Airport is the only airport serving the Fær Øer Islands It has one runway (12/30) at 5900 ft, and it's famous for its challenging approach and angled runway It's very common in fact, especially during winter, encounter some bad weather with strong crosswinds and rainfalls During this event, we would like to offer you a full "Fær Øer Experience" providing ATC Services from the some airports on the West Cost of Norway, to the Beautiful Vágar However if you want to fly here from another airport, feel free to do: we'll be here starting from 18z till 21z

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