• 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 240,000 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

[HQ+SI] Celebrating ATC day - LJLA FIR Fully Staffed

On this day we celebrate the ATC day all over the world It puts all controllers profession which is still relatively unknown to the general public, in the spotlight Enjoy the full Slovenian ATC services and our challenging & unique airports!

[CO] Dangerous caravan Pasto to Manizales (SKPS - SKMZ)

An event is approaching with two of the most difficult airports to land in Colombia and South America What to expect to fly

[XE+HQ] Dragon Memorial Series: Last Flight

One year ago, the last Cathay Dragon flight touched down in the late evening on 21 October after a short flight from Shanghai Pudong, one of the company's most popular routes at that time This was also the last day when the local regional airline ceased operations under the pandemic Coming to the second Dragon Memorial Series, we are introducing the groupflight from Shanghai to Hong Kong with this memorial flight The whole event will be on 23 October 2021, from 1200z to 1600z

[HQ+VE] Maiquetía SVMI | RFE 2021

The time has come for Real Flight Event Maiquetía with more than 200 flights to choose from! Do not miss it!

Vienna < > Stockholm (Dual)Airbridge

Summer is over, as well the summerholidays The Austrian division, in cooperation with XN-Division, kindly invites you to the first event of the season We offer you an (dual-way) airbridge between the wonderful capital cities of Austria and Sweden We hope you will enjoy the excellent service at our major airports Event Date: 23rd of October 2021 Event Time: 1500z - 1900z Event Type: AirBridge (Both Way) Country: Austria and Sweden (XN) Airports involved: LOWW and ESSA

[CH+HQ] Zurich RFE 2021

Dear Members, We are happy to announce our annual highlight - Zurich RFE! With more flights, less Covid-Restrictions, new people, and a lot more to come, we want you to save the date and control or fly to get a unique experience and one point towards your HQ-Events Award! Stay tuned!

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