Albuquerque ARTCC

Air Route Traffic Control Center

Welcome to the Albuquerque ARTCC

An introduction by Tim Reeves, 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!

Stuff The Albu-TurkeySeptember 7, 2017

Event Time: November 18, 2017 22:00 - November 19, 2017 03:00
Posted by: Christopher Kahl

Stuff The Albu-Turkey

Saturday, November 18, 2017
2200z-0300z [1400P, 1500M, 1600C, 1700E]

On Saturday, November 18th, join the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center as we Stuff The Albu-Turkey! (Center, that is!) We'll be staffing up Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport [KPHX] and Albu-Turkey International Sunport [KABQ] for your flying pleasure during this 5 hour event from 2200z - 0300z. See you there!

Phoenix Open Fly-InSeptember 7, 2017

Event Time: January 27, 2018 22:00 - January 28, 2018 04:00
Posted by: Christopher Kahl

Phoenix Open Fly-In

Saturday, January 27th, 2018
2200z-0400z [1400P, 1500M, 1600C, 1700E]

On Saturday, January 27th, join the Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center as we present the Phoenix Open Fly-In, featuring P50 TRACON. Golf fans from around the country will be flying in to the greater Phoenix area to attend the Phoenix Open. While the airlines bring most of the fans into Phoenix Sky Harbor [KPHX] and Mesa Gateway [KIWA] airports, the business jets and other general aviation aircraft will be screaming into Scottsdale Airport [KSDL] and the surrounding fields. Come on by for the Tour and visit our many general aviation airports. As always, VFR pilots welcome!

Sign-Ups will open on the Forums 60 prior to event.

Who's Online?

Controllers Online
Controller Position
No controllers online.
Pilots Online
Callsign Aircraft Flight
AAL513 A320/L KDFW - KPHX
AAL541 H/B763/L KPHX - KCLT
AAL686 A320/L KPHX - KSFO
AAL694 H/B744/L KPHX - PHNL
ASA794 B739/L KSEA - KABQ
BAW288 H/B744/L KPHX - EGLL
DAL162 1612 KDEN - KPHX
DAL3924 B738/L KPHX - KASE
N927BA PA24/G KBLH - KCHD
SWA330 B737/L KDAL - KPHX
UAL9881 E195/G KIWA - KCVG
ZHU3 H/B772/L KSFO - KPHX

ARTCC Info

Top Controllers - October
Controller Time
Juan La Terza 49:42:08
John Manley 19:31:37
Dustin Record 16:53:52
Jeremy Werderman 15:25:41
Christopher Knepper 14:52:34
Top Positions - October
Position Time
Albuquerque Center 78:42:17
Phoenix Tower 39:41:08
Phoenix Approach 25:16:53
Phoenix Ground 21:42:03
Albuquerque Approach 10:39:38
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