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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Dec '17
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Jason Diket (C1) 14:19
2 Brandon Barrett (I1) 06:53
3 Ian Fisher (C1) 04:05
4 Matthew Kosmoski (I1) 03:43
5 Evan Bradley (S3) 03:38
Terminal RADAR
1 Jason Diket (C1) 03:56
2 Carson Page (S3) 03:30
3 Matthew Kosmoski (I1) 03:29
4 James Brickell (C3) 02:21
5 Evan Bradley (S3) 01:49
C/G/L Control
1 Logan Lindsey (S1) 34:42
2 Ryan Barnes (S2) 16:27
3 James Brickell (C3) 07:45
4 Brandon Wening (S2) 05:51
5 Odin Morris (S1) 05:10
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Welcome to ZHU!

Welcome to the Virtual Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center on the VATSIM Network. Encompassing an airspace of approximately 280,000 square miles located in portions of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, Houston has a diverse selection of destinations for you to choose from.

From New Orleans, to the airports of Houston, Austin, San Antonio and many other cities along the Gulf of Mexico we know you will find a destination to your liking within our airspace. In addition we operate the Houston Oceanic Station covering the Gulf of Mexico and providing services to pilots transitioning this body of water. We hope you will enjoy your visit and come back and see us again soon.

Upcoming Events

Next Event: ZFW First Annual Fort Worth Christmas Spectacular Support


  • 16 Dec 2017 19:00z - 17 Dec 2017 04:00z (16 December  13:00-22:00 Central)

    ZFW First Annual Fort Worth Christmas Spectacular Support

  • 17 Dec 2017 21:00z - 18 Dec 2017 01:00z (17 December  15:00-19:00 Central)

    ZAU Support: Home for the Holidays

    It's that time of year again! In the midst of holiday traveling, come home to Chicago this year. Chicago O'Hare, Midway, and Executive are welcoming you home with wide arms on Sunday the 17th from 210...

  • 30 Dec 2017 23:55z - 31 Dec 2017 05:00z (30 December  17:55-23:00 Central)

    Going Back to Houston

    Attention VATSIM Pilots: Do you like International flights?! Do you like ATC on long flights?! WELL THIS EVENT MIGHT BE FOR YOU!! Join The Toronto CF and the Houston ARTCC as we send pilot...

  • 27 Jan 2018 22:00z - 28 Jan 2018 04:00z (27 January  16:00-22:00 Central)

    ZAB Support: Phoenix Open

    On Saturday, January 27th, join the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center as we present the Phoenix Open Fly-In, featuring P50 TRACON. Golf fans from around the country will be flying in to the...

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