• 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 170,000 members in over 50
    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 hundereds 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

[XB] PDE from Keiheuvel

During the summer season, the XB division is coming out in the open!
Our events are temporarily replaced by Public Demo Events

[BR+AN] AirBridge Manaus - Sint Maarten

Be part of this wonderful flight from Brazil to the Netherlands Antilles most wonderful Airport of Sint Maarten

[BR] Olympic Games Welcome Event

On the 5th of August, between 2100Z and 0200Z, We will celebrate the beginning of the Olympic Games in Brazil with this event The airports included for this event are SBJR (Jacarepaguá) and SBRJ (Santus Dumont) For this event you will use the system for flights reservation and slots As SBJR only attends for General Aviation Flights, you should use the slots reservation tool, and if you can't find an available schedule for your flight, you may just fly to any of both airports, within the event time, to take part of this celebration

[AU+HK] Kai Tak VHHX Checkerboard Challenge

The Oceanic Region is heading north to Hong Kong for a joint Divisional event between the Oceanic Region and Hong Kong Division

In this event depart from either VHHH Hong Kong or VMMC Macau and fly the famous checkerboard approach into VHHX Kai Tak

Hong Kong Division will be providing ATC Services for this event

Every Pilot that books and takes on the checkerboard challenge will receive the Aviation Celebration award

[XG+KW+IR] UAE + KUWAIT + IRAN Three way Airbridge

The IVAO GCC Gulf Division Kuwait Division Iran Division invites you to the Triple Airbridge Event

Three airports - DUBAI KUWAIT ISFAHAN - one event

Pick from six different flight options between Dubai, Kuwait and Isfahan (Iran) and experience three divisions ATC coverage

[EG+CH] Cairo - Zurich Airbridge

Dear IVAO Members,

The Egyptian Division pleased to Announce our New Event "Cairo - Zurich Airbridge" that will take place on Friday , 12th Aug 2016 between 17:00Z To 21:00Z ATC Coverage between Cairo and Zurich will be provided Fly between these great airports and enjoy full and Professional ATC coverage all the way

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
EG-Event Department

If you have any questions or inquiries , please contact EG Event Department eg-ec@ivaoaero


During the summer season, the XB division is coming out in the open!
Our events are temporarily replaced by Public Demo Events

[IN] New Delhi Real Flight Event - IVAO India Fully Staffed 4th LAN Party

IVAO India Events Department welcomes all the IVAO Pilots to our upcoming mega New Delhi Real Flight Event

Event is scheduled for Saturday 13th August 2016 from 1200Z to 1630Z We strongly request you to bookmark the date on your calendar and join our fully staffed 4th LAN Party at the New Delhi city, India

Air Traffic Services will be online from 1140Z to 1645Z through out the region to provide a full coverage of services to all the participating pilots


Ia Orana,

Ivao Polynesian division is pleased to invite you to the event “FLY VFR TUAMOTU ” the Saturday 2016/08/13 at 19:00Z
Fly freely above Tuamotu atolls, departure and arrival to convinience
1 hour flight above Tuamotu atolls is required
This event allows you to get 1 point for the Award PILOT EVENT 2016
Bi-turbo Propeller max
Rules of flight
Pay ware
Nice flight all !

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