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 260 000+ 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

[14 JUL | 17z - 19z][SO Event + NL] SO Online Day at the Netherlands

Special Operations Event: The IVAO Special Operations department is pleased to introduce the sixth SO Online Day of 2024 The sixth division that will host this event is Netherlands (NL) We invite you to fly to Gilze-Rijen Air Base (EHGR) for a landing exercise and fire extinguishing These airports will be open from 1700UTC to 1900UTC Engage in this event as a pilot to earn two points toward the Jet Fighter Award, or provide ATC services to accumulate two points for the SO ATC Award Event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

[14 JUL | 21z - 22z][AR] Ushuaia to Alaska LEG 14 - Group Flight

This tour includes 21 Legs, from Ushuaia to Alaska and if you complete at least 10 of them in a Group Way, you will be awarded the “Division Spirit” Award at the end of the tour

[16 JUL | 17z - 20z] [SI] Lets meet at seaside

Meet with your friends at one of the best small seaside airports in Central Europe Take your General Aviation aircraft and join us at Portoroz as VFR or IFR traffic Lets overcrowd the Portorož Terminal by flying in or out!

[XU+NL][18z-20z] Gatwick <> Amsterdam Dual Airbridge

Join the XU and NL Division on an evening full of fun Depart from either Gatwick (EGKK) or Amsterdam (EHAM) and enjoy a short hop across the North sea to either destination With ATC for full 2 hours, you can make endless journey’s across the water

[19 JUL | 16z - 21z] [HQ+XG] Kuwait RFE

Join us for an extraordinary aviation experience as IVAO GCC Region, in cooperation with IVAO HQ, proudly presents the Kuwait Real Flight Event! This highly anticipated event aims to simulate real-world flights within a virtual environment, providing aviation enthusiasts and pilots with an opportunity to experience the thrill and challenges of real-life flight operations, Participants will be assigned real-world flights departing from and arriving at Kuwait International Airport, ensuring an authentic and immersive experience

[20 JUL | 10z - 16z] [HQ+TH+ID+IN+XY+XE] Destination Asia

The IVAO Events Department is pleased to present this edition of the destination Asia: The Destination Bangkok Come to Asia and make a flight to Don Mueang International Airport (TH, VTBD) from Singapore Changi Airport (XY, WSSS), Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (ID, WIBB), Biju Patnaik Airport (IN, VEBS), Hong Kong International Airport (XE, VHHH)

Why Choose Us

Other networks exist offering similar services, but none can match IVAO!

Best software
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Global coverage
Largest community
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