• 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

[30 JUN | 18Z - 21Z] [RO+TR]Bucharest & Dalaman Airbridge

Dear Pilots,
The Romania and Turkey Divisions proudly invite you fly with us between one of the most popular and cultural destination Bucharest and Dalaman
You are welcome to fly from Bucharest LROP to Dalaman LTBS or vice versa, enjoying full ATC services

[IR] IRA655 Memorial - Tehran(OIII) to Bandar Abbas(OIKB) Airbridge

IranAir Flight 655 was an IranAir civilian passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai On 3 July 1988, the aircraft operating this route was shot down by the United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes The incident took place in Iranian airspace, over Iran's territorial waters in the Persian Gulf, and on the flight's usual flight path The aircraft, an Airbus A300 B2-203, was destroyed by SM-2MR surface-to-air missiles fired from Vincennes

All 290 on board, including 66 children and 16 crew, died This event ranks eighth among the deadliest disasters in aviation history, 11th if including the 9/11 attacks, which include ground casualties; the incident retains the highest death toll of any aviation incident in the Persian Gulf

Now the IVAO Iran Division presents an event on 30 June 2017 from 05:30z to 08:30z as Tehran to Bandar Abbas Airbridge Come and join us to keep the memory of all IR655 PAX who died innocently

[EG+TN] Tunis - Cairo Airbridge

IVAO Tunisia and IVAO Egypt proudly presents Airbridge Event between DTTA Tunis Carthage Airport and HECA Cairo Airport The event will take place on 30th June at 18z until 22z You can expect a full ATC coverage , total spirit "As real as it gets"!

[XB] PDE live at Moorsele

A new PDE for the XB-division, unfortunately the only one during Summer season, so be all there!

[XM] Middle East Region Division Opening Event

Come fly and enjoy our professional ATC services and celebrate the launch of the Middle East Region division!
All the Airspaces will be fully staffed from 1600Z to 2200Z We hope to assume you on our radars!



Every Saturday 17:00 Zulu, members of the Algerian Division are invited to communicate only using English phraseology everybody is welcome to fly in our skies to discover the talent of the most active division in Africa

DZ Division wish you good flight !

All charts are available at: Algeria Charts

Come and fly in Algeria !


Moroccan Division is proud to present you the CASABLANCA FLY-INN & OUT

[HK] 20th Anniversary of HKSAR Establishment

Facing directly towards the South China Sea, the vibrant city of Hong Kong is not only famous for its impressive skyline and skyscrapers, but it also features an unique history Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is an autonomous territory of China, and was once a British colony before the return to China in 1 July 1997 Twenty years later, IVAO Hong Kong proudly invites all pilots to visit this metropolitan Soaring for a short local flight within Hong Kong FIR, no matter you are flying IFR or VFR, let's enjoy beautiful Victoria Harbour, or the relaxing outer islands located on the south side
The whole event will be on 2 July 2017, from 1200z to 1600z

[ES] 5 Millions hours

The spanish division reached 5 million hours!!

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