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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We're sorry, but at this time, Albuquerque ARTCC is not planning any upcoming events. Please check back later.

Flight Map

Click on a plane to view more information. Click on it again, or click on the ARTCC shape to go back to the default view. White airplanes are departures/arrivals, blue airplanes are overflights currently within the airspace.

Who's Online?

Controllers Online
Controller Position
No controllers online.
Callsign Aircraft Flight
No departures/arrivals online.
Overflights in ZAB Airspace
Callsign Aircraft Flight
No overflights within ZAB.


Top Controllers - February
Controller Time
Dustin Record 08:17:52
Daan Janssen 07:02:55
Anson Tam 06:40:57
Jonathan Peck 06:04:28
Jeremy Werderman 03:51:06
Top Positions - February
Position Time
Albuquerque Center 21:35:49
Phoenix Approach 09:34:05
Phoenix Ground 07:02:55
Gateway Tower 01:27:21
Libby Approach 01:23:22
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