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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Feb '18
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Matthew Kosmoski (I1) 18:23
2 Ian Fisher (I1) 16:36
3 Brandon Wening (C1) 15:12
4 Tyler Milligan (C1) 10:10
5 Evan Bradley (C1) 09:57
Terminal RADAR
1 Ryan Barnes (S3) 132:28
2 Brandon Wening (C1) 10:31
3 Bryan Oates (S2) 09:27
4 Ian Fisher (I1) 09:05
5 Michael Gordon (S2) 08:27
C/G/L Control
1 Thomas Kurien (S1) 34:40
2 Michael Gordon (S2) 28:58
3 Ryan Barnes (S3) 22:08
4 Elliott Sankus (S2) 20:55
5 Ian Fisher (I1) 09:48
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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: TEXAS FNO


  • 2 Mar 2018 23:55z - 2 Mar 2018 05:00z (02 March  17:55-23:00 Central)


    Yeehaw! The Great State of Texas is celebrating its 173rd Birthday and YOU are invited to fly! Come visit one of our many staffed fields with help from our partners at ZFW and ZAB! Houston Intercon...

  • 25 Mar 2018 23:00z - 26 Mar 2018 04:00z (25 March  17:00-22:00 Central)

    Denver / Austin Crossfire

    Come join the Denver and Houston ARTCCs as we crossfire between Denver International (DEN) and Austin-Bergstrom International (AUS). With support from our friends at ZAB and ZFW, we will have complete...

  • 22 Apr 2018 20:00z - 22 Apr 2018 23:55z (22 April  14:00-17:55 Central)

    Texas Two-Step

    Come visit ZFW and ZHU as we welcome VFR traffic into 4 of our favorite fields. This event features short hops between Easterwood Field (KCLL), Georgetown Municipal (KGTU), Waco Regional (KACT), and T...

  • 4 May 2018 23:45z - 5 May 2018 04:00z (04 May  17:45-22:00 Central)

    ZKC Support: May the 4th be With You

    Join ZKC for our first FNO of the year at Kansas City (KMCI). Be sure to watch out for the Death Star and the Millennium Falcon in the vicinity of the airport. A pilot briefing will be available close...

  • 22 Jun 2018 23:00z - 23 Jun 2018 04:00z (22 June  17:00-22:00 Central)

    Fort Houston Live 2018!

    Oh gosh, here we go again.. FORT HOUSTON LIVE #4!! Come join ZFW and ZHU as we host our busiest event of the year. Staffed Fields will include KDFW, KIAH, KDAL, KHOU, and many more!! 2300-0400z (1...

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