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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    Flight Map

    Who's Online?

    Controllers Online
    Controller Position
    No controllers online.
    Departures/Arrivals
    Callsign Aircraft Flight
    AAL1 H/B788/L TJSJ - KPHX
    SWA1550 B738/L KTUS - KLAX

    ARTCC Info

    Top Controllers - September
    Controller Time
    Ryan Drozd 26:28:38
    Daan Janssen 09:43:30
    Joshua Welte 05:14:13
    Dustin Record 04:58:42
    Justin Lawrence 02:48:55
    Top Positions - September
    Position Time
    Albuquerque Center 31:40:05
    Phoenix Approach 12:13:32
    Phoenix Tower 05:14:13
    Phoenix Ground 02:45:03
    Gateway Tower 02:15:45
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