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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Jul '16
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Brandon Barrett (I3) 24:00
2 Tyler Milligan (C1) 17:28
3 Dylan Pierce (C1) 11:16
4 Bradley Burges (C1) 11:00
5 Mackenzie Kraus (C1) 10:45
Terminal RADAR
1 Matthew Kosmoski (S3) 38:03
2 Billy Bowers (S3) 20:26
3 Cole Connelly (S3) 16:23
4 Ian Fisher (S3) 15:58
5 Jonathan Voss (C3) 15:46
C/G/L Control
1 Preston Nguyen (S1) 35:31
2 Odinn Tor (S2) 22:42
3 Donatas Gurauskas (S1) 19:14
4 Marcos Garcia Tobar (S1) 17:44
5 Brandon Vincitore (S2) 13:09
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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: Great Smoky Mountain Boogie


  • 14 Aug 2016 23:00z - 15 Aug 2016 03:00z (14 August  18:00-22:00 Central)

    Great Smoky Mountain Boogie

    Let's support Atlanta in their event! Join The Atlanta Center August 14th for the Great Smoky Mountain Boogie! We'll be staffing up KAVL, KTRI, & KCHA with controllers online from 2300-0300 UTC! Ga...

  • 17 Aug 2016 23:00z - 18 Aug 2016 03:00z (17 August  18:00-22:00 Central)

    Summer Ending Bang with ZME ZHU and ZFW

    We cordially invite every pilot VFR and IFR to join us as ZME ZHU and ZFW staff up their Class Bravos (KMEM,KIAH,KDFW) for a night you will not forget on August 17th 2300z-0300z. I hope you all come o...

  • 11 Sep 2016 00:00z - 11 Sep 2016 04:00z (10 September  19:00-23:00 Central)

    Houston Texans Kick Off Fly-In

    Join the Houston ARTCC as we staff up for the incoming rush of pilot for the start of the 2016-2017 football season in Houston! The Houston Texans will be battling for greatness at home against the Ch...

Arrivals and Departures