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1 Brandon Barrett (I3) 06:03
2 Cameron Bristol (C1) 03:52
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1 John Bartlett (I1) 09:45
2 Chase Morgan (S3) 07:00
3 Cole Connelly (S2) 03:10
4 Cameron Bristol (C1) 01:23
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1 Eddie Goff (S1) 04:45
2 Cole Connelly (S2) 04:04
3 Brandon Vincitore (S1) 04:03
4 Austin Lowe (S1) 01:13
5 Brandon Barrett (I3) 00:21
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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: Cinco de Mayo


  • 6 May 2016 23:55z - 7 May 2016 04:00z (06 May  18:55-23:00 Central)

    Cinco de Mayo

    On Friday, May 6th, join us for Friday Night Ops as the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center presents Cinco de Mayo. We will be featuring the El Paso International Airport [KELP] and Tucson I...

  • 9 May 2016 23:00z - 10 May 2016 02:00z (09 May  18:00-21:00 Central)

    Southern Swamp Crossfire

    Join the Houston and Memphis ARTCCs as we staff up two of our closest airport, Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (KJAN) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (KMSY). Fly...

  • 21 May 2016 19:00z - 21 May 2016 22:00z (21 May  14:00-17:00 Central)

    Armed Forces River Parade Fly-In

    Join the Houston ARTCC as we staff up the San Antonio International Airport (KSAT) in support for our nation's men and women over seas. Fly in for the annual Armed Forces River Parade on the San Anton...

  • 28 May 2016 21:00z - 28 May 2016 23:55z (28 May  16:00-18:55 Central)

    Crossfire Madness

    Join the Houston and DFW ARTCCs for a fun night of VFR, IFR, and military ops between these two ARTCCs! All are welcome! We will be staffing up both Hobby and Houston Intercontinental

  • 3 Jun 2016 23:00z - 4 Jun 2016 03:45z (03 June  18:00-22:45 Central)

    Party on Beale Street

    Come and join ZME as we host our 3rd annual "Party on Beale Street" for Friday Night Operations on June 3rd from 2300z-0345z featuring Memphis International (KMEM). We want you to come and give us Mem...

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