Welcome to the Virtual
Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - May '17
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Ayler Cruz (C1) 15:25
2 Brandon Barrett (I1) 12:42
3 Cole Connelly (I1) 04:04
4 Clay Brock (C1) 03:38
5 Alex Lehman (C1) 02:39
Terminal RADAR
1 Reuben Prevost (I1) 04:34
2 Jason Diket (C1) 04:29
3 Matthew Kosmoski (C1) 03:40
4 Jonathan Voss (C3) 03:40
5 Jerry Swalling (C1) 03:18
C/G/L Control
1 Ryan Barnes (S1) 31:10
2 Alan Johnston (S1) 14:49
3 Jake Malizia (S1) 04:18
4 Sebastian Knoop-Troullier (S2) 03:01
5 Raymond McCaskey (S3) 03:01
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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: ZMA Support: Palm Beach Overload


  • 4 Jun 2017 21:30z - 5 Jun 2017 00:30z (04 June  16:30-19:30 Central)

    ZMA Support: Palm Beach Overload

    "The ZMA ARTCC is pleased to announce that on June 4th 2017 starting 2130Z till 0030z, we will be hosting the "2017 Palm Beach Overload". ZMA partnered up with the ZTL and the ZJX to provide you wi...

  • 16 Jun 2017 23:00z - 17 Jun 2017 04:00z (16 June  18:00-23:00 Central)

    Fort Houston Live 2017!

    Howdy, Y'all! Everything is bigger in the great state of Texas, even our live events! Join the two ARTCC's that are truly 'closer than two catfish in a skillet', as we hold our annual live event 'Fort...

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