Albuquerque ARTCC

Air Route Traffic Control Center

Welcome to the Albuquerque ARTCC

An introduction by Austin Robison, 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 instructor team will ensure that you recieve the best training possible, so that you can become the best virtual controller you can be!

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  • Tucson Jazz Festival February 16, 2021

    Event Time: March 21, 2021 23:00 - March 22, 2021 03:00
    Posted by: Tyler Syring

    Tucson Jazz Festival

    Join ZAB as we staff Tucson and the surrounding fields to celebrate the annual Jazz Festival virtually! Dust off your trombone and your favorite plane as you fly through Tucson on March 21 from 2300 - 0300 zulu. It is sure to be a fun time. See you then!

    Flight Map

    Who's Online?

    Controllers Online
    Controller Position
    No controllers online.
    Callsign Aircraft Flight
    EAL490 B738/H PHNL - KPHX
    AAL670 A321/L KDFW - KPHX
    DAL946 H/A333/S KDTW - KPHX
    SWA4423 B738/L KPHX - KDEN
    UAL1917 B739/L KSFB - KIWA
    SWA3685 B737/L KLAS - KPHX
    AAL2379 A321/L KDFW - KPHX

    ARTCC Info

    Top Controllers - February
    Controller Time
    Justin Lawrence 18:55:29
    Joshua Black 18:10:38
    David Glaser 11:03:08
    Juan La Terza 10:23:58
    Kamyar Saririan 07:32:08
    Top Positions - February
    Position Time
    Albuquerque Center 57:10:35
    Phoenix Tower 22:36:47
    Phoenix Approach 15:43:12
    Phoenix Ground 14:00:58
    Albuquerque Ground 08:53:27