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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  • ZAB/ZFW/ZME Trifire OctoberAugust 27, 2020

    Event Time: October 2, 2020 23:00 - October 3, 2020 03:00
    Posted by: Bobby Melton

    ZAB/ZFW/ZME Trifire October

    Join ZAB/ZME/ZFW as we staff up our major airports for some good ole fashion trifire traffic. IFR and VFR welcome. Hope to see y’all there!

    Flight Map

    Who's Online?

    Controllers Online
    Controller Position
    No controllers online.
    Callsign Aircraft Flight
    SWA2006 B738/L KABQ - KDEN
    FDX1837 B752/L KPHX - KOAK
    JTN272 B738/ PHNL - KGYR
    SWA1920 B738/L KPHX - MMSD

    ARTCC Info

    Top Controllers - September
    Controller Time
    Vincent DeGuzman 62:37:34
    David Glaser 27:32:31
    Charlie Thomson 26:50:14
    Jeremy Daniels 26:39:48
    Justin Lawrence 23:51:48
    Top Positions - September
    Position Time
    Albuquerque Center 77:06:22
    Phoenix Ground 55:40:00
    Albuquerque Ground 52:10:49
    Albuquerque Approach 32:14:05
    Phoenix Approach 25:41:55