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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Feb '16
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En-Route / Oceanic
1 Reuben Prevost (I1) 03:58
2 John Bartlett (I1) 02:34
3 Kyle Charles (C1) 01:35
4 Tyler Milligan (C1) 01:11
5 Alex Lehman (C1) 00:56
Terminal RADAR
1 Cameron Bristol (S3) 15:13
2 Dylan Pierce (S3) 07:48
3 Robert Hochwarth (S2) 06:29
4 John Bartlett (I1) 04:01
5 Jason Diket (SUP) 02:31
C/G/L Control
1 Eddie Goff (S1) 14:43
2 Kaaron Gillett (S2) 12:45
3 Robert Heilman (S1) 03:24
4 Ryan Thurman (S1) 02:25
5 Mark Savard (S2) 02:15
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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: Houston Showdown


  • 14 Feb 2016 00:00z - 14 Feb 2016 04:00z (13 February  18:00-22:00 Central)

    Houston Showdown

    Join the Houston ARTCC as we staff up Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and New Orleans in having an ARTCC wide crossfire.

  • 12 Mar 2016 20:00z - 13 Mar 2016 01:00z (12 March  14:00-19:00 Central)

    Southwest Crossfire

    On Saturday, March 12th, join us as the Albuquerque, Denver, and Los Angeles Air Route Traffic Control Centers team up to present Southwest Crossfire. We will be featuring the Albuquerque Internationa...

  • 6 May 2016 23:55z - 7 May 2016 04:00z (06 May  17:55-22:00 Central)

    Cinco de Mayo

    On Friday, May 6th, join us for Friday Night Ops as the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center presents Cinco de Mayo. We will be featuring the El Paso International Airport [KELP] and Tucson I...

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