• 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

[SI+DE+CZ+HQ] LJLJ-EDDS-LKPR Triangle Airbridge

Triangle Airbidge event between three airports Ljubljana, Stuttgart and Prague

[IR] [SO event] Emergency Evacuation

Special Operations Event: The South Pars/North Dome field is a natural-gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf It is by far the world's largest natural gas field, with ownership of the field shared between Iran and Qatar Biggest danger in these kinds of facilities is fire, therefore there are strict protocols in effect to prevent dangerous situations and to insure crew safety If all efforts fail to contain the situation a mandatory evacuation plan will commence and a distress signal will be sent to emergency services We received a distress call from southern pars gas platform stating due some system malfunction and safety concerns they have decided to initiate emergency evacuations Time is of the most importance and they requested that this evacuation runs as fast as possible Platform only equipped with one heliport and coordination with platform flight coordinator with precision in landing is of utmost importance A detailed SO Event Master Plan is provided Participant's registration is required at HQ-SOD website

[IN] MALDIVES CALLING

IVAO India welcomes all IVAO Pilots to fly into our upcoming MALDIVES CALLING event at VRMM airport on Sunday, 24th of MARCH 2019 from 1100Z

[SK] SpaTime in Slovakia (LZPP)

Dear pilots, Slovak IVAO division is proud to present it's March event, which will take place on the airport of Piestany LZPP This event will be fly in/fly out All of you are more then welcome to join this event with any type of aircraft and in IFR or VFR Piestany is a town located in the western part of the country of Slovakia within the Trnava Region It is the biggest and best known spa town in Slovakia and has around 30,000 inhabitants Come to the town of Piestany and enjoy relaxing time in local wellness centers Or, leave your wife/girlfriend to enjoy the spa, while you will walk around the historical museum located on the airport of Piestany

105th Anniversary of Don Mueang International Airport

We are looking forward to your participation in our event organized to celebrate the 105th Anniversary of Don Mueang International Airport This airport is considered to be one of the world's oldest international airports and Asia's oldest operating airport It was officially opened as a Royal Thai Air Force base on 27 March 1914, although it had been in use earlier Commercial flights began in 1924, making it one of the world's oldest commercial airports The first commercial flight was an arrival by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

[DE] Hamburg Full-Staffed

We will invite you to the Hamburg Full-Staffed event on 30th March 2019 between 16z and 20z ATC services will be provided live from Boberg

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