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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - May '16
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En-Route / Oceanic
1 Chase Morgan (S3) 36:53
2 Cameron Bristol (I1) 36:45
3 John Bartlett (I1) 11:58
4 Brandon Barrett (I3) 11:15
5 Bradley Burges (C1) 07:27
Terminal RADAR
1 Cole Connelly (S2) 45:12
2 Jonathan Voss (C3) 34:53
3 John Bartlett (I1) 19:24
4 Chase Morgan (S3) 17:10
5 Chase Parisher (S3) 12:47
C/G/L Control
1 Matthew Kosmoski (S2) 144310:52
2 Eddie Goff (S1) 23:52
3 Robert Heilman (S2) 23:05
4 Ian Fisher (S2) 20:42
5 Austin Lowe (S1) 19:17
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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: Crossfire Madness


  • 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...

  • 10 Jun 2016 22:00z - 11 Jun 2016 02:00z (10 June  17:00-21:00 Central)

    Houston ARTCC Overload

    Join the Houston ARTCC as we staff up every single TRACON, all 12 of our centers splits, and as many local positions as we can get controllers! Come join us for as realistic of an experience we can gi...

  • 11 Jun 2016 23:00z - 12 Jun 2016 03:00z (11 June  18:00-22:00 Central)

    Phoenix Overload

    On Saturday, June 11th, join the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center as we present Phoenix Overload. Full staffing will be provided at Phoenix Sky Harbor [KPHX]. Corporate and general aviatio...

  • 18 Jun 2016 23:55z - 19 Jun 2016 03:00z (18 June  18:55-22:00 Central)

    Comicpalooza Fly-In

    Comicpalooza 2016 is here! This is your opportunity to fly in for the final two days of this huge convention. We will have Houston Intercontinental and Houston Hobby staffed for this event. Don't miss...

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