United Arab Emirates vACC

The VATSIM Emirates vACC is the home of VATSIM Air Traffic Controllers and pilots who call the United Arab Emirates their real and virtual home. Abbreviated as ACCUAE, the vACC sees itself as the provider of high quality air traffic control services in line with local and international regulations.

Our goal is to be as real as it gets, and we take it to heart. Professionalism goes hand in hand with our mission statement, and our air traffic controllers and pilots are trained by the best of the best. Whether an air traffic controller is a beginner or a seasoned veteran, the environment at ACCUAE is one of courtesy, respect and the utmost care and professionalism. With a strong team of professional and part-time virtual air traffic controllers, the Emirates vACC is open to both resident and guest controllers who want to experience the unique challenges that controlling traffic in the Emirates has to offer.

Join our community today, and be a part of the Middle East's most renowned team of controllers, pilots and administrators today!

Ahmed Abdessalam (1213458)

United Arab Emirates vACC Director

Mina Elias (1147091)

United Arab Emirates vACC Deputy Director

Harry Sindle (1324025)

United Arab Emirates vACC ATC Training Director

Furqan Shakil (1255841)

United Arab Emirates vACC Events and Marketing Director

Andreas Manum (1352448)

United Arab Emirates vACC Assistant Events and Marketing

Recent Events

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    Dubai Overload

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    Dubai - Big City Nig...

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ATC/Pilot Resources


Charts should be reviewed by all pilots flying to/from airports in United Arab Emirates vACC as well as controllers in order to understand the airspace.


Pilots flying to/from our airports should ensure they have the proper scenery installed for the best experience!

Sector Files

ATC in the United Arab Emirates vACC should download the latest sector files to ensure they are able to implement all the latest procedures.


Any other resources that can be helpful to pilots and ATC can be found by clicking on the link Miscellaneous button below.

Our Controllers

The controllers at United Arab Emirates vACC dedicate their time to provide quality ATC to pilots who fly to and from our vACC every day.


Policies and procedures ensure that operations at the vACC run smooth and efficiently.