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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: Southern Shutdown


  • 5 Dec 2015 23:00z - 6 Dec 2015 02:00z (05 December  17:00-20:00 Central)

    Southern Shutdown

    Join ZME,ZHU,ZFW as towns across the south "Shutdown" to watch us work KMEM KDFW and KIAH. Get ready for a high flying fast paced event that will truly test your skill as a pilot. IFR and VFR are a...

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