• 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


We are pleased to invite you to the FLAG DAY event taking place in Jun 20th from 21 to 23 UTC We'll celebrate this event with a fly in Rosario Islas Malvinas International Airport [SAAR] At the same time, our Special Operations department will have an event involving Rosario Islas Malvinas International Airport

[RO+HU] Bucharest - Budapest Dual Airbridge

The Romanian and Hungarian divisions invite you to join a dual way airbridge between the airports of Bucharest and Budapest! This airbridge is a great oportunity to admire the beautiful landscapes that both countries have to offer

[22 Jun | 09z - 16z] [TH+HQ] Bangkok RFE 2019

Thailand, the World’s famous tourist destination lies in the heart of South East Asia With thousands of flights, both domestic and international, operating in and out daily, make Bangkok FIR one of the most active airspace in the region On 22nd of June 2019 from 0900Z to 1600Z, come and experience one of busiest airspace in South East Asia in our Bangkok RFE 2019

[XE+XR] Summer Escapade

The summer is approaching and let's try something new, try something north! This time we are bringing you the 2 hours flight between the South Korean capital Seoul (RKSI), and the Russia Far Eastern city of Vladivostok (UHWW) Jointly organised by East Asia and Russian Federation and Kazakhstan divisions, the Summer Escapade event will be fully covered with ATCs, and you will also be able to choose the direction you are flying The whole event will be on 22 June 2019, from 1100z to 1400z

[VE] Patacones y Cazon

IVAO Venezuela has the pleasure to invite you all to our next event of this month, Patacones y Cazon We will be joining Maracaibo with Margarita with full ATC coverage from departure to arrival, enjoying the gastronomy!

[XB] Brussels Mega Slot Event 2019

The BeLux division invites you to its fourth Mega Slot Event, taking place at Brussels Airport With the summer holiday period starting, commercial air traffic is expected to peak in the coming weeks Book your inbound and/or outbound slot and get to experience the unique atmosphere during busy airport operations!

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Why Choose Us

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Best Software
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Global coverage
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