• 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

[IS] Iceland Special RFE

We have put together a (12 hours!) schedule with real flights from two days (provided by Isavia) to light up Iceland as never before
We have even included scheduled cargo flights (by Bluebird Cargo (BBD) and Icelandair and also a scheduled flight by the Royal Airforce (RRR))

As real as it gets! Take this opportunity now and book a flight to be a part of this very special Real Flight Event

[ES+XA] Madrid -> New York Airbridge

On Sunday May 28th, the Spain and North America Region divisions welcome you in our airbridge from Madrid Barajas (LEMD) to New York JFK (KJFK)
Departures are expected between 12z and 15z Arrivals are expected between 17z and 22z

[XB+CH] Snowy Mountain Closure

On a yearly base XB-events is bringing a tour to get people to their ski resort
This year we wanted to finish the tour with a big event where we bring back all remaining skiers
so they can prepare themselves for the upcoming summer season

[XU+ES+IT+HQ] Champions League Final

The divisions of the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy with the collaboration of HQ, are proud to present a new wonderful event
The final of the UEFA Champions League this year will take place in Cardiff, EGFF, on June 3 2017 Crowds of fans are preparing for another grand final, which will involve the Real Madrid and Juventus teams
The event will be held the day before June 2nd 2017 between 16z - 19z, starting from Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport, LEMD and Turin Caselle, LIMF to bring all the team supporters to the European soccer final
Moreover, the ATC Team of Madrid will give you an effective control in the Madrid area while the Italians will wait you in the Alps for a scenic departure
Don't believe us Come to the event and you will find out !
What are you waiting for

Dakar - Praia Airbridge

Join the Senegalese division for an aibridge from Dakar to Praia

[XO] Capital Connect - YBBN Brisbane/YSCB Canberra

Welcome to Captial Connect!

For this event, two capital City's of Australia will be lit up with ATC services for two whole hours guaranteed for full service between YBBN Brisbane and YSCB Canberra

Pilot's have a choice in this event, you can either depart YBBN Brisbane and fly to YSCB Canberra or depart YSCB Canberra and fly to YBBN Brisbane

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

Participating Pilots will receive 1 Point for the Pilot Event award and ATC will receive 1 Point for the ATC event award once logged through MoDA

[UA+BY+RU] Triangle Event

IVAO Ukraine in cooperation with IVAO Belarus and IVAO Russia is proud to present our new event!

There is a long time since our last joint events, and nowadays we're relaunching this tradition!

This time we're connecting 3 capitals with airbridges - Kiev, Minsk and Moscow! We're inviting everyone to visit all 3 capitals on June 3, from 15z till 19z! Full ATC coverage will be provided for Kiev (Boryspil), Minsk-2 National, and Moscow (Domodedovo) airports

[FI] Nordic Shuttle: Helsinki-Vantaa - Oulu

Join the Nordic Shuttle on Finland's busiest domestic route! On Sunday June 4th from 17z til 20z you can enjoy full ATC coverage while flying between Helsinki-Vantaa and Oulu

[SK+HR] Bratislava - Dubrovnik Airbridge

In cooperation with Croatian division, we would like to invite you to an airbridge between Bratislava and Dubrovnik

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