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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  • Escape the cold with ZABJanuary 2, 2021

    Event Time: January 29, 2021 23:00 - January 30, 2021 03:00
    Posted by: Bobby Melton

    Escape the cold with ZAB

    Time to take off that heavy winter clothing and throw on a pair of shorts an t-shirt!

    Come fly into Phoenix or Albuquerque to escape the cold of your week in Minneapolis.

    We will be staffed from 2300z to 0300z

    Flight Map

    Who's Online?

    Controllers Online
    Controller Position
    No controllers online.
    Callsign Aircraft Flight
    SWA519 B738/L KABQ - KDEN
    DAL6693 A320/L KDEN - KABQ
    SWA2148 B738/L KMDW - KPHX
    UAL9976 CRJ7/L KTUS - KDEN
    AAL820 B752/L KPHX - KLAX
    ENY1115 E145/L KLAX - KELP

    ARTCC Info

    Top Controllers - January
    Controller Time
    David Glaser 24:05:33
    Chad Gurchinoff 20:36:01
    Tyler Syring 17:33:55
    Joshua Black 14:06:13
    Austin Robison 13:03:17
    Top Positions - January
    Position Time
    Albuquerque Center 84:06:27
    Phoenix Approach 24:11:11
    Albuquerque Ground 18:15:19
    Phoenix Tower 15:42:48
    Phoenix Ground 14:39:01