• 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

[07 OCT | 14z - 17:30z] [PDE EVENT] [ES] GALICIA OVERLOAD 22XGNR

During the technological meeting of the XGN R Encounter, located at Silleda, we will hold this first event, which will stress our most professional ATCs! You will be able to enjoy flying to Galicia from anywhere in Spain (or Europe!), and support the face-to-face event that will be ongoing throughout the day, but especially in the afternoon Don't miss this one, we are waiting for you!

[07 OCT | 20z - 23z] [HQ+AR] EZEIZA RFO

We are pleased to invite you to participate in this Amazing HQ Event "Ezeiza RFO" - EZEIZA REAL FLIGHT OPERATIONS - - Book one of the 90 available flights


Saturday 8 October 2022 from 12z to 16z (14-18 Local Time) come back in the skies of IVAO the ROME CAPUT MUNDI RFE, one of the most important event of the network that will affect the 3 Roman airports: LIRF Roma Fiumicino, LIRA Roma Ciampino e LIRU Roma Urbe

[08 OCT | 14:00z - 17:30z] [PDE EVENT] [ES] Valencia - Santiago 22XGNR

We remember that Valencia was a city that also hosted a party of these characteristics, on this occasion we refer to that milestone again and we will fly to Santiago de Compostela, where the XGN R Encounter will take place, and where IVAO will be in person with a stand Our purpose in this technological meeting is to promote our network, how we act and who we are

[08 OCT | 22z ] [HQ+XA+NL+CH+ES+XB] Atlantic Crossing Eastbound

Each year IVAO HQ hosts an Atlantic Crossing Events, this year we will be going Eastbound through the night from America to a select few European Airports Pilots who depart from any of the North American airports, will route via Shanwick/Gander or Santa María for the Atlantic crossing We will try the route will be fully staffed for the entire crossing to ensure realism for all involved! During the course of the event, the majority of participating pilots from each of the divisions should merge to cross the Atlantic and arrive at the selected arrival airports We would encourage pilots to fly in groups with their division to ensure the event is as fun as possible for all pilots and gives everybody a mini-event within the main huge Atlantic Crossing event

[09 OCT | 15z - 18z] [HQ+TN+DZ+PT] Tunisian Division 15th anniversary

IVAO Tunisia, in cooperation with IVAO Algeria, IVAO Portugal and the HQ Departament, invite you to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Tunisian division You will have the chance to depart from two airports bound to Tunis : DAAG - Houari Boumediene in Algeria or LPPR - Porto in Portugal first arriving flights to Tunis should be expected at 15:00z Full ATC service will be provided during the event

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