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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Jan '18
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En-Route / Oceanic
1 Reuben Prevost (I3) 08:36
2 Alex Lehman (C1) 07:11
3 Jason Diket (C1) 06:52
4 Carson Page (C1) 03:43
5 Jonathan Voss (C3) 03:29
Terminal RADAR
1 Marcos Garcia Tobar (S2) 14:03
2 Jason Diket (C1) 10:45
3 Matthew Kosmoski (I1) 04:32
4 Brandon Barrett (I1) 03:15
5 Brandon Wening (S2) 03:12
C/G/L Control
1 Ryan Barnes (S2) 32:33
2 Chip Belcher (S1) 22:46
3 Tyler Kocon (S2) 21:26
4 Logan Lindsey (S1) 10:44
5 Elliott Sankus (S1) 10:39
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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: HCF Support: $100 Hamburger


  • 17 Jan 2018 23:00z - 18 Jan 2018 03:00z (17 January  17:00-21:00 Central)

    HCF Support: $100 Hamburger

    Join HCF for a mid-week evening of island hopping as we staff up a couple class D airports (plus enroute service) for a time of fun VFR adventures and juicy (virtual) hamburgers. Burgs and service ...

  • 27 Jan 2018 22:00z - 28 Jan 2018 04:00z (27 January  16:00-22:00 Central)

    ZAB Support: Phoenix Open

    On Saturday, January 27th, join the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center as we present the Phoenix Open Fly-In, featuring P50 TRACON. Golf fans from around the country will be flying in to the...

  • 14 Feb 2018 01:00z - 14 Feb 2018 05:00z (13 February  19:00-23:00 Central)

    ZFW Support: Feel the Love!

    Feel the love and get that last minute Valentine's day shopping with Fort Worth ARTCC as we infatuate Dallas Love Field Airport with love and staffing from 0100z - 0500z (7pm CST - 11pm CST) the day b...

  • 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...

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