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Welcome to

Virtual Houston ARTCC

Part of VATUSA & the VATSIM Network.

Welcome to the Virtual Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center! Encompassing an airspace of approximately 280,000 square miles in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, Houston has a diverse selection of destinations for you to choose from along with the professional air traffic control services to support your flight.

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Jan 8, 2024

ZHU’s New Facilities Engineer!

Nov 22, 2023

ZHU's Newest TA!

Nov 11, 2023

ZHU ARTCC TeamSpeak to be Retired November 13th.

Nov 3, 2023

Houston seeks a Training Administrator


Newest Controllers

Raaj Patel

Raaj Patel (RQ)


Angus Mckenzie (AM)


Brandon Wening (BW)

Top Controllers

Jace Martin

25h 32m

Trey Hensley

22h 52m

Jeff Dorman

16h 53m

Top Positions

Houston Center

86h 33m

Austin Approach

34h 59m

Houston Approach

30h 07m


All information on this website is for flight simulation use only and is not to be used for real world navigation or flight. This site is not affiliated with ICAO, the FAA, the actual Houston ARTCC, or any other real world aerospace entity.