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Welcome to the Albuquerque ARTCC

An Introduction by Tim Reeves, ATM

Hello, and welcome to the Albuquerque ARTCC! ZAB covers almost all of Arizona, as well as New Mexico, and parts of Texas. We are home to many popular airports, including Phoenix-Sky Harbor (KPHX), Albuquerque Sunport (KABQ), Tucson (KTUS) and El Paso (KELP). If you are interested in becoming a controller here, please head on over to VATUSA, and follow the process to become a home controller at one of the most interesting ARTCCs in the US. If you would like to be a visiting controller click here. Our excellent, tenured instructor team will ensure that you recieve the best training possible, so that you can become the best virtual controller you can be!

Amarillo By Morning

January 01, 2016 Posted by Christopher Kahl

February 27, 2016 15:00 - February 27, 2016 19:00

Saturday, February 27th, 2016
1500z-1900z [0700P, 0800M, 0900C, 1000E]

On Saturday, February 27th, join us for Amarillo By Morning, inspired by country music legend George Strait. The Albuquerque ARTCC will be featuring the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport and Santa Fe Municipal Airport. Fly in! Fly Out! VFR, IFR, and Military traffic always welcome! Event starts at 0900 Local in Amarillo, TX.

Sign-ups available on the forum.

Southwest Crossfire

January 06, 2016 Posted by Christopher Kahl

March 12, 2016 20:00 - March 13, 2016 01:00

Saturday, March 12, 2016
2000z-0100z [1200P, 1300M, 1400C, 1500E]

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 International Sunport [KABQ], Denver International [KDEN], Las Vegas McCarran International [KLAS], and Phoenix Sky Harbor International [KPHX]. Fly in! Fly Out! Fly Between and join in the Crossfire! VFR, IFR, and Military traffic always welcome!

Preferred Routes:
KABQ->KDEN
JEMEZ3 JEMEZ BRAZO PEEKK3
KABQ->KLAS
RDRNR3 GUP J72 PGS TYSSN3
KABQ->KPHX
RDRNR3 ZUN EAGUL6

KDEN->KABQ
SPAZZ3 ZAPAA DATME SNDIA3
KDEN->KLAS
CONNR3 DBL J60 BCE GRNPA1
KDEN->KPHX
SOLAR3 DAAYE GUP EAGUL6

KLAS->KABQ
COWBY6 GUP LOWBO3
KLAS->KDEN
TRALR6 DVC WOLLF CREDE3
KLAS->KPHX
COWBY6 COWBY TENTS BRUSR1

KPHX->KABQ
LALUZ3 SJN CABNO KRKEE3
KPHX->KDEN
YOTES3 YOOPR OURAY PEEKK3
KPHX->KLAS
MAYSA3 SISIE IGM TYSSN3

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