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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Nov '17
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Jason Diket (C1) 12:46
2 Reuben Prevost (I3) 12:11
3 Chris Hadden (C1) 09:55
4 Jason Lu (C1) 08:39
5 Brandon Barrett (I1) 08:01
Terminal RADAR
1 John Manley (C1) 12:23
2 Evan Bradley (S3) 11:15
3 Jonathan Voss (C3) 07:34
4 Matthew Kosmoski (I1) 07:01
5 Brandon Barrett (I1) 04:00
C/G/L Control
1 Ryan Barnes (S2) 53:42
2 Brandon Wening (S2) 06:59
3 Joshua Hooker (S3) 04:39
4 Odin Morris (S1) 04:19
5 Marcos Garcia Tobar (S2) 03:39
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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: Louisiana Local


  • 26 Nov 2017 01:00z - 26 Nov 2017 05:00z (25 November  19:00-23:00 Central)

    Louisiana Local

    3 TRACONs, 3 Fields, and hopefully some great VFR Weather. Come join ZHU as we staff up Louisiana in Louisiana Local. On November 25th from 1900-2300 CST, our controllers will have Polk Approach (KAEX...

  • 10 Dec 2017 23:00z - 11 Dec 2017 02:00z (10 December  17:00-20:00 Central)

    Alabama Shakes

    Atlanta Center, Houston Center, and Memphis Center are pleased to present ALABAMA SHAKES featuring Huntsville (HSV), Birmingham (BHM), Montgomery (MGM, and Mobile (BFM). With hops as short as 65 miles...

  • 16 Dec 2017 19:00z - 17 Dec 2017 04:00z (16 December  13:00-22:00 Central)

    ZFW First Annual Fort Worth Christmas Spectacular Support

Arrivals and Departures