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 250.000+ 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

[28 JAN | 14z - 17z] [SO Event] [XU] Wales Low Level Operations

Special Operations Event: The United Kingdom is famous for its various LFAs (Low Level Flying Areas) with the most famous being LFA7 in Wales The United Kingdom and Ireland MCD welcomes you to this famous area with 3 different routes being available for all sorts of Aircraft types along with flight plans prepared for your convenience in multiple formats This event has something for everyone including the ability to take the same route multiple times but with increasing levels of difficulty at the pilot’s discretion ATC Services will be provided by Controllers from with XU Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you in the skies above Wales! The event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

[28 JAN | 18z - 22z] [HQ+EG] Great Pyramid of Giza

At the end of January 2023, the IVAO HQ Events Department, in association with the Egyptian division, is proud to present you its first 100% VFR event of the year! We invite you to join us for a VFR flight over this mythical pyramid with full ATC coverage!

[28 JAN | 16z - 19z] [HQ+SI] Destination Slovenia MEGA Slot Event

Event Date: 28th of January 2023 Time: 1600z - 1900z Divisions Involved: HQ SI Involved Airport: Ljubljana (LJLJ), Maribor (LJMB), Portorož (LJPZ), Cerklje (LJCE) Event Description: IVAO Slovenia again proudly presents Destination Slovenia Mega Slot event! Four airports and one BUSY Slovenian Airspace Take your plane and come fly Its that simple!

[28 JAN | 20z - 02z] [XS] Bidirectional Airbridge MGGT - MNMG

Central America region is pleased to present you with this interesting Central America Bidirectional Airbridge between Guatemala (MGGT) - Nicaragua (MNMG), we will offer ATC Coverage from Ground Tower, Approach, and Center So, take your day off, make sure you have enough food on board, prepare your aircraft, headsets and enjoy these incredible approaches

[29 JAN | 16z - 20z] [HQ+AT+CZ] AT + CZ Tetragon

The Austrian and Czech Division invites you to their first tetragon edition Enjoy the authentic flair of Bohemia in Brno, go skiing in Innsbruck on the austrian Alps or explore one of the capital Cities Prague or Vienna

[29 JAN | 21z -24z] [CL] La Serena - Concepción Bidirectional Air Bridge

Event date: Sunday, January 29th, 2023 Event time: 2100z-2400z Event type: Bidirectional Air Bridge

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

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