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Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center



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Top Controllers - Feb '17
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En-Route / Oceanic
1 Brandon Barrett (I1) 11:59
2 Reuben Prevost (I1) 09:08
3 Cole Connelly (C1) 08:40
4 Alex Lehman (C1) 05:35
5 Dylan Pierce (I1) 04:52
Terminal RADAR
1 Chase Parisher (S3) 13:59
2 Matthew Kosmoski (C1) 12:58
3 Billy Bowers (C1) 09:10
4 Jason Diket (SUP) 06:19
5 Reuben Prevost (I1) 06:16
C/G/L Control
1 Evan Bradley (S1) 977824:37
2 Robert Heilman (S2) 45:38
3 Jordan Robinson (S1) 42:42
4 Ryan Barnes (S1) 34:56
5 Tanner Jackson (S2) 11:36
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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: ZAB Support: Tuscon Rodeo Days


  • 26 Feb 2017 20:00z - 27 Feb 2017 00:00z (26 February  14:00-18:00 Central)

    ZAB Support: Tuscon Rodeo Days

    Let's provide staffing to help out our neighbors to the west!

  • 28 Feb 2017 23:55z - 1 Mar 2017 04:00z (28 February  17:55-22:00 Central)

    Galveston Mardi Gras

    Join the Houston ARTCC, Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, as we host our first annual Mardi Gras celebration. This years location is Galveston, the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country! Ma...

  • 19 Mar 2017 22:55z - 20 Mar 2017 03:00z (19 March  16:55-21:00 Central)

    South By Southwest : ZHU

    Join the Houston ARTCC, Sunday, March 19th as we celebrate the annual Austin festival of South by Southwest (SXSW). This event will feature a fully staffed Austin-Bergstrom Int’l (KAUS) and a staffe...

  • 25 Mar 2017 23:55z - 26 Mar 2017 04:00z (25 March  17:55-22:00 Central)

    Southern Showdown

    Join ZME ZHU and the ZFW ARTCC as we staff up our class Bravo's from 2359z-0400z for what is sure to be a jam packed event full of parellel landings and simultaneous departures. All IFR and VFR traffi...

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