• 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+XN] Bremen-Helsinki Airbridge

“From capital to capital” With this motto we’d like to invite you to a IVAO Germany and Nordic Region Event: The Bremen-Helsinki Airbridge, on 27022021 from 1600z to 2000z! From Bremen - which is the capital of the German state Bremen - this event will take you to Finland’s capital Helsinki - or the other way around!

[XE] Domestic Series: Hong Kong

After one and a half hour, and you are back to where you've departed - welcome to the "Flycation" sightseeing flight During the pandemic, you might not be able to visit other countries, but you can still depart from Hong Kong and enjoy a short flight within the Hong Kong FIR, and land back in Hong Kong for an unforgettable weekend Plan a nice route and allow passengers to appreciate the city during the climb and approach phases Enjoy the flight! The whole event will be on 28 February 2021, from 1200z to 1600z

[XU] [2 MAR | 17z - 20z] Gatwick Overload

London Gatwick based in Sussex is the second busiest airport in London behind Heathrow Gatwick is also known for the busiest Single Runway Operations in the UK Recently Origami Studios' has released a London Gatwick scenery for X-Plane 11 so what's not better than testing the scenery out with a Gatwick Overload event!

[AR] Airbridge SAEZ <--> SAAR

We are pleased to invite you to the AIRBRIDGE event taking place this MARCH 5th from 22:00UTC to 23:59UTC Our members will be bringing full ATC coverage, join us making a SAEZ - SAAR or SAAR - SAEZ

[XR+NL] International Womans Day Flower Charter

8 March it's International Womans day so it's rush hour in flower business Friday a lot of Russian aircraft will fly in a single way airbridge from Sheremetyevo International Airport to Schiphol to pick up flower for this day Join us in the during the airbridge as pilot or aircraft to make sure that all flowers can be transported The departures are planned between 15z-17z and arrivals between 17:30z-19:30z

[XU+DE] Hamburg and Edinburgh Airbridge

IVAO United Kingdom and Ireland MCD and IVAO Germany are pleased to announce our first of two airbridge's this month Hamburg (EDDH) and Edinburgh (EGPH) is an important route connecting Scotland to Europe On Saturday 06th March from 16z until 20z, FULL ATC will be provided between the two airports to allow you as the members to fly between

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