• 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 170,000 members in over 50
    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 hundereds 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

[XG] Abu Dhabi to Muscat to Dubai Airbridge Event

Three airports - two flights - one event!

Depart Abu Dhabi (OMAA) at 1700z flying to Muscat (OOMS) Then turnaround and fly from Muscat (OOMS) to Dubai (OMDB)

[UA] Weekend Tour to Odessa

The IVAO Ukraine Division welcomes all of you to visit sunny Odessa! This is popular place for vacation in Ukraine, and tourists from nearby countries travel to Odessa as well! Therefore we will help you to carry this mass of people, providing ATC service over Odessa!

[AU] Capital Connect

Welcome to Captial Connect!

For this event, the south east corner of Australia will be lit up with ATC services for two whole hours guaranteed for full service between YMML Melbourne and YSSY Sydney

Pilot's have a choice in this event, you can either depart YMML Melbourne and fly to YSSY Sydney or depart YSSY Sydney and fly to YMML Melbourne

This is a great opportunity to fly downunder under the guidance of our local Controllers With 2 hours of guaranteed ATC coverage and an approx 1hr flying time, Pilots will have plenty of time to complete a full flight with ATC coverage

[XB] PDE from Keiheuvel

During the summer season, the XB division is coming out in the open!
Our events are temporarily replaced by Public Demo Events

[IR] Shiraz RFE 2016

IVAO Iran Division proudly presents the Shiraz Real Flight Event on Saturday 30 July 2016 from 11:30z to 19:30z for 8 hours

Bring your wings and use our booking system to book your flight!
Full ATC coverage is guaranteed!

You can book free route slots If you wish to fly somewhere which is not in the booking system (either IFR or VFR), feel free to use our private slots available in the RFE website
Come and fly from or to Shiraz and enjoy our professional ATCs service!

Date and time: Saturday, 30 July 2016, 11:30z – 19:30z
Location: Shiraz International Airport
Information and booking system: http://rfeirivaoaero

[KW+XG] OKBK<->OMDB Feel The Gulf Heat Airbridge

With temperatures reaching over 50°C, the Kuwaiti Division and the GCC Gulf Region Division are really really sorry to have to invite you to the Feel The Gulf Heat two-way airbridge event between Kuwait (OKBK) and Dubai (OMDB)

You may want to double check your plane's performance requirements in such scourging heat! :D

The event will be on Saturday 30th July 2016 From 1700-2100Z

Pilot Event Award points will be given
You can get up to 2 PILOT EVENT Award points if you fly both ways during the event

Note: If you land at OKBK submit XG division tour report If you land at OKBK submit KW division tour report Links on forum event announcement below

[XB] PDE from Keiheuvel

During the summer season, the XB division is coming out in the open!
Our events are temporarily replaced by Public Demo Events

AirBridge Manaus - Sint Maarten

Be part of this wonderful flight from Brazil to the Netherlands Antilles most wonderful Airport of Sint Maarten


During the summer season, the XB division is coming out in the open!
Our events are temporarily replaced by Public Demo Events

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