• 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

[XU+NL+CH+HQ] A Race to the Alps

IVAO XU along with IVAO NL and CH are pleased to bring you a race In teams of a maximum of 2 pilots you will compete in a race down to the Alps This provides to be a unique opportunity to work together in coming up with the best all round flight time Pilots must email xu-ec@ivaoaero and xu-eac@ivaoaero with their team name and pilots (VIDs must be included) This will be put into a spreadsheet to work out the flight times The winners will receive a special prize

[AR] [SO EVENT] Lightning Operation

Special Operations Event: This mission has been developed as a continuation of last years' set of SO events by Argentina Division We will follow the same general focus for 2019 events, now introducing Electronic Warfare and other new equipment to our missions NOTE: This event and other next events by Argentina Division are assumed to be between fictitious countries, we do not intend at any time to recreate any real world conflict between real nations After almost a year of war, everything seems calm now Red, Green, Yellow and Blue countries are gathering to agree a cease to a fire effective immediately All troops and tanks are to maintain their current positions and stand by for the retreat order While our diplomats are negotiating, our new task is to determine if the enemy does have WMO, as our intelligence sources said In order to do so, we'll launch a reconnaissance mission which will require jamming of their radars A detailed SO Event Master Plan is provided Participant's registration is required at HQ-SOD website

[XA] Toronto RFE

The North American Region will be hosting a magnificent RFE in Toronto Pearson (CYYZ) on 20th April 2019 from 22:00Z to 02:00Z Join our great event and experience this intriguing city! Bookings: https://xaivaoaero/rfe

[XN] Oslo RFE 2019

With destinations from stunning fjords in the northern egde of Europe to marvelous white beaches on the other side of the globe, Oslo Gardermoen is the gateway from Norway to the entire world Now it's up to you to help us bring the world to Norway, to simulate a real day in the airspace of Oslo, transporting thousands of travelers

[GR] [SO event] Holy Light

Special Operations Event: Operation “HOLY LIGHT” Goal: Celebrate special event Scenario: VIP flight coming from LLBG on the 27th April 2019 10:30z An Embraer EMB-135H HAF on special mission transferring the Holy Light Fighter aircrafts take off heading to the operational area to secure and escort VIP flight to Eleftherios Venizelos airport (LGAV) Engaged Aerial Units: a) Embraer EMB-135H AEW b) Fighter aircrafts (fi F18 F22 F16, F4) Air Base of operations the aerodrome of Chania LGSA Note: There should be readiness by the part of the pilots for a possible change of aerodromes according the needs and conditions Phonetic Call signs: Embraer EMB-135H: Holy Light Fighter aircrafts: Star A Air Traffic Control: MAMBO RADAR freq 129800 Mhz Chania Approach LGSA_APP freq 120650 Due to the difficulty, voice communication and execution of instructions given from the participating controllers is mandatory and always in good spirit A detailed SO Event Master Plan is provided Participant's registration is required at HQ-SOD website

[FR+XB+ES+PT] Connected Cities

Saturday April 27th help us to light up west of France with a colorful Eurpean fly'in Leave Ostend-Bruges (EBOS) to get to Rennes (LFRN) and Porto (LPPR) or Valencia (LEVC) to land in Nantes (LFRS)

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