• 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

[DE] PDE - FS Nordic Conference - Bremen is calling!

Bremen is calling! For the first time, the Nordic FS Conference is going to take place at Bremen, Germany, starting Saturday 29th February until Sunday, March 1st 2020 IVAO Germany will be represented with a stand on the conference area At once, on the network itself, we are hosting a Bremen FlyIn/Out event, beeing controlled live from the conference location

[XB+HQ] [PDE] Brussels RFE 2020

IVAO BeLux Region and Brussels Flight Simulators are inviting you to the yearly Brussels Real Flight Event! During eight hours we will simulate a real flight schedule in order to give you an idea of what a typical Sunday on the international airport in the capital of Europe looks like We are also including the schedule for Antwerp, a regional airport north of Brussels with its own challenging procedures Are you more into general aviation or regional flights It's all possible in this event! If you want to participate, please read through to find out everything you need to know!

[IN] Domestic Airbridge

IVAO India Events invites you to our DOMESTIC AIRBRIDGE EVENT from Mumbai (ICAO: VABB) to Goa (ICAO: VOGO) We invite all the IVAO members to come and take part in this event Feel free to BOOK YOUR FLIGHT and fly into GOA between 1100Z to 1400Z and be prepared to depart your gates on time to avoid air traffic delays at Mumbai

[CZ+HQ] Do you know the answer?

More and more organized type of event - "password landing" - is going to have a premiere in the Czech Republic! Take any airplane from any airport and fly to Prague on 3rd March 2020 and answer a simple question to get a landing clearance

[SO Event][SK] Exercise SK

Special Operations Event: On behalf of Slovak division, we kindly invite you to our special operations event called SK Exercise You can choose from two tasks in this mission: 1 Paradrop 2 Combat Air Patrol Paradrop pilots will take off from Malacky (LZMC) and will proceed with troops to drop zone located near Sliac Combat Air Patrol takes off from Sliac (LZSL) and will give support to the operation On the patrol route, there is a possibility to change task to escort transport planes back to their base in Malacky The mission is starting on 3rd March 2020 at 18:00Z More details can be found in the masterplan document

[6 MAR | 17z-20z] Second Edition of Poland Regional Overload

Involving the most popular airports in Poland One of the biggest Polish events through the year Fly and enjoy!

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