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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Mar '17
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En-Route / Oceanic
1 Brandon Barrett (I1) 23:04
2 Cole Connelly (I1) 11:16
3 Jason Diket (SUP) 07:28
4 Ian Fisher (C1) 05:03
5 Matthew Kosmoski (C1) 04:00
Terminal RADAR
1 Sebastian Knoop-Troullier (S2) 34:57
2 Matthew Kosmoski (C1) 09:21
3 Clay Brock (S3) 05:55
4 Ian Fisher (C1) 05:43
5 Cole Connelly (I1) 05:04
C/G/L Control
1 Nick Manley (S1) 151912:08
2 Ryan Barnes (S1) 88:35
3 Evan Bradley (S1) 59:49
4 Jordan Robinson (S1) 16:12
5 Preston Nguyen (S2) 11:30
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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: ZFW Support: Waco Fly-In


  • 6 Apr 2017 23:55z - 7 Apr 2017 05:00z (06 April  18:55-00:00 Central)

    ZFW Support: Waco Fly-In

    Event airports are Waco Regional (KACT) and TSTC Waco (KCNW). Freeware scenery for FSX will be available for this event reflecting latest runway extensions and more. Real world tower hours will be ope...

  • 16 Apr 2017 23:55z - 17 Apr 2017 03:00z (16 April  18:55-22:00 Central)

    Remember The Alamo!

    Join the Houston ARTCC, Sunday, April 16th as we staff KIAH and KSAT, for an Alamo themed Fly-in, 'Remember The Alamo!'. The Fly-in will last from 2259z-0300z in The Mission City! Join us for an excit...

  • 27 Apr 2017 23:00z - 28 Apr 2017 04:00z (27 April  18:00-23:00 Central)

    Interstate 45 Corridor FNO

    It’s Friday night and traffic is bumper-to-bumper on Interstate 45, so come fly with us! Join us April 28th as we fully staff our major fields along the I-45 corridor from 2300z until 0400z (1800...

Arrivals and Departures