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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!

Fly Route 66

March 02, 2016 Posted by Christopher Kahl

August 20, 2016 17:00 - August 21, 2016 00:00

Saturday, August 20, 2016, 1700z-0100z, 1200 Local - 1800 Local

Get your kicks on Route 66! On Saturday, August 20th, join the Albuquerque, Chicago, Fort Worth, Kansas City, and Los Angeles Air Route Traffic Control Centers as we team up to present Fly Route 66. Established in 1926, U.S. Route 66 runs from Chicago to Los Angeles [KLAX], more than 2000 miles all the way. After leaving Chicago [KORD], stop into St. Louie [KSTL]; Joplin, Missouri [KJLN, GA Traffic Only]; Oklahoma City [KOKC] (looks so pretty, you'll see...); Amarillo [KAMA]; Albuquerque, New Mexico [(KABQ]; Flagstaff, Arizona [KFLG]; and on to Los Angeles [KLAX]. The event runs from 1700z - 0100z, and staffing will be provided at each facility between 1200 and 1800 local time.