Albuquerque ARTCC

Air Route Traffic Control Center

Welcome to the Albuquerque ARTCC

An introduction by Alexandra 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
    DAL239 A321/L KPHX - KSFO
    SWA2349 B737/L KPHX - KIAH
    SWA2660 B738 KDEN - KPHX
    AAL2346 A320/L KPHX - KLAS
    OOCDB C152 KFLG - UT25
    SKW4255 E170/L KABQ - KDFW
    DAL2137 B738/L KATL - KELP

    ARTCC Info

    Top Controllers - March
    Controller Time
    Sean OBrien 04:25:14
    Vincent DeGuzman 02:38:32
    Chris Knepper 02:35:15
    Maxine Grooms 02:21:18
    Norman Maddox 02:19:04
    Top Positions - March
    Position Time
    Albuquerque Center 12:47:08
    Phoenix Ground 04:27:59
    Phoenix Approach 02:19:04
    Albuquerque Approach 01:23:00
    Albuquerque Ground 01:04:32