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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - May '15
Controller Online
En-Route / Oceanic
1 Jason Diket (C1) 11:28
2 Tyler Milligan (C1) 09:56
3 Kyle Charles (S3) 09:02
4 Brandon Barrett (I3) 08:28
5 Ali Chokr (C1) 08:15
Terminal RADAR
1 Kyle Charles (S3) 11:39
2 Jason Diket (C1) 06:51
3 Brandon Barrett (I3) 06:17
4 Jerry Swalling (C1) 02:38
5 Reuben Prevost (I1) 02:11
C/G/L Control
1 Ian Fisher (S1) 28:23
2 Christopher Jansen (S1) 27:12
3 Aaron West (S1) 16:15
4 Chase Parisher (S2) 15:55
5 Rashon Connor (S1) 09:16
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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: Light Up America 2015


  • 30 May 2015 16:00z - 31 May 2015 02:00z (30 May  11:00-21:00 Central)

    Light Up America 2015

    VATUSA is excited to announce the return of Light Up America on Saturday May 30, 2015. This event will feature all 22 ARTCCs within VATUSA for 10 hours. 4 hours of which the entire continental USA wil...

  • 11 Jun 2015 23:00z - 12 Jun 2015 05:00z (11 June  18:00-00:00 Central)

    Houston Live 2015

    Houston Live 2015! Join the Houston ARTCC as we celebrate our 2nd live event in Houston, TX. Both Houston Intercontinental (KIAH) and Houston Hobby (KHOU). We hope to see you there!

Arrivals and Departures