• 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

South Asia - Oceanic Event

IVAO India, Indonesia, and Thailand Division invites all IVAO members to our South Asia OCEANIC EVENT Experience a full ATC service including Chennai Oceanic Radio over Bay of Bengal LIVE from 13z to 18z

[15 MAY | 14:00z - 18:00z] [HQ+MA+DZ+TN] the Great Maghreb 2021 Event v8.0

Here we are like every year for since 8 years now ,To strengthen and renew ties of brotherhood which are forged from the centuries, it's now our turn to maintain this connection and illuminating the Maghreb airspace with an airbridge between the 3 major cities of the Great Maghreb,which are : Casablanca (GMMN), Algiers (DAAG) and Tunis Carthage (DTTA) We are looking forward to your participation! Bring your wings and enjoy full ATC coverage all the way

[XG+SA] Cross the desert event

XG and SA Divisions invite you to participate in the cross the desert event, Join us on Saturday 15th May to fly from Abha International Airport (OEAB) to Salalah Airport (OOSA) Expect ATC where you can enjoy full ATC coverage at all airports with the event starting from 1900Z-2200Z This is your opportunity to show us your aviation skills when you will encounter a challenge landing on a runway surrounded by mountains where you have to read correctly the chart and following the professional ATC instruction

[GR+HQ] Visit Greece - 20th Anniversary

The Hellenic Department of IVAO, invites everyone to celebrate together the 20th Anniversary This year marks 20 years since the foundation of Hellenic Department of IVAO, and we are celebrating with a large event taking place in Greece The theme of the event is to visit Greece with Fly-In at Athens (LGAV) and Mini - Tour between Zakynthos (LGZA) - Kos (LGKO) - Thessaloniki (LGTS) The manned stations with experienced virtual Air Traffic Controllers during the event will provide you with quality services with the main goal of creating the most realistic atmosphere possible The duration of the event will be 8 hours from 12:00z (15:00 local time) to 20:00z (23:00 local time) Important announcement: In case of simultaneous departures or arrivals, the flights that will be part, resulting in possibility of delay! All the flights of the event will be IFR only!

[IT]Online Day Event: LIPX-LICT airbridge

Thursday 18th of May from 19z alle 21z a dual-way airbridge will take place between the airports of Trapani (LICT) and Verona (LIPX) Trapani-Birgi airport is a military airport assigned to the 37th fighter jet of the Italian Air Force open to civilian traffic While Verona Villafranca airport was also a military airport until last 2008, it was subsequently classified as a civil airport open to military traffic We are therefore waiting for you to discover these two military airports open to civilian traffic! We are waiting for you!

[19 MAY | 18-21z][TR] 19th May The Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day

We’ll celebrate of 102th anniversary of 19 May 1919 thereby following the route of Bandirma ferry in this event We are inviting all of members to the sky!

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