Welcome to the Miami Virtual ARTCC

If you are looking for the real Miami ARTCC, this is not it. Read our disclaimer!

Training Booking System (TBS)

Available to all students, the TBS is our way to book training within the Miami Virtual ARTCC. Ready to start your journey as a Virtual Controller?

Is Your Event Visiting South Florida?

Then give us a shout! Virtual Airlines, group flights and other organizations are encouraged to use the Event Request form to inform the Miami Virtual ARTCC event’s staff of your planned visit to our airspace!


Welcome to the Miami Virtual Air Route Traffic Control Center! The Miami Virtual ARTCC is made up of aviation and air traffic control enthusiasts who control the virtual skies from Tampa to Key West and points eastward over the Bahamas.

Flying in Miami?

Ever wondered why the controller changed the route you filed? Or why the controller assigned you a really low intermediate altitude when departing KFLL? Check out our various Pilot Resources to help you on your next flight.

Join vZMA

Are you a VATSIM pilot looking to take your hobby to the next level? Are you a VATSIM controller looking for a new and fun airspace to control? Then you have found the right place. Expand your career today.

Right Now
49Local Controllers
17Visiting Controllers
0Controllers Online
2Aircraft in Airspace
Controllers Online
Top 5 Controllers
Top 5 this month to date
Manley, John42:28
Brock, Clay41:37
Guarino, Johnny38:04
Singer, Jacob29:34
Figueiredo, Miguel21:52
Top 5 last month
Guarino, Johnny50:30
Boxerman, Eric36:11
Rodriguez, Gerardo31:07
Friedman, Shane28:42
Henderson, Ron18:44
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Miami Live 2018

Miami Live 2018

Initial batch of information regarding Miami Live is now available. Click here to learn more!

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Please join me in congratulating James Bain on his appointment as DATM in Miami. James has been a long time member and controller here at ZMA and will be a valuable member of this ARTCC moving forward. Congrats James!

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New ATM – Fady Botros

Please join me in congratulating Fady Botros as the next Air Traffic Manager of the Miami ARTCC! Fady currently serves as the Training Administrator at ZMA and has been a longtime member of the training staff as a mentor and instructor. Fady has great passion and...

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Would you like to show up on our Twitter?

Controlling and would like to reach a broader audience? Mention us on your tweet to promote the ARTCC through social media. Just use the @vzmaartcc and your tweet will appear on our timeline as well as our front page. Don't forget to include you position in a hash...

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Available Bookings

  • Mar20Tue
    Training Session
    20:00 - 22:00Sergio Lopez
  • Mar21Wed
    Training Session
    20:00 - 22:00Sergio Lopez
  • Mar26Mon
    Training Session
    03:00 - 04:00Daniel Channani

Miami Teamspeak

ZMA Bar & Grille
Looking for Training - Hotel & Spa
Flying / Truck Driving / Sailing
AFK (Red Zone)
Clay Brock
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Briefing Room
Miami Oceanic
Miami Center
Miami ATCT
Tampa ATCT
Minor ATCT
Training Rooms
OTS Rectile Exam Room
Carmona Conference Room
Tech Support
ATC Classroom 1
ATC Classroom 2
Blue Reef Instructional Group
Instructor | Ron Henderson
Instructor | Fred Michaels
Secretary of State | Dr. Dick Urbanski
Mentor | Johnny Guarino
Staff Offices
ATM | Fady Botros
DATM | James Bain
TA |
DTA | Guillermo Striddels
FE | Erik Quinn
AFE | Shane Friedman
EC | Daniel Channani
IT | Ted Nugent
AIT | Sergio Lopez

Disclaimer: The information contained on all pages of this website is to be used for flight simulation purposes only on the VATSIM network. It is not intended nor should it be used for real world navigation. This site is not affiliated with the FAA, the actual Miami Center or any governing aviation body. All content contained herein is approved only for use on the VATSIM network.