Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center
A VATUSA Sub-Division

About vZOA


The Oakland ARTCC on VATSIM strives to be one of the most professional and realistic ARTCCs in VATUSA, and controllers are expected to know and learn a significant amount of information. Our mission here is dedicated to the highest quality ATC services delivered with a sense of friendliness, individual pride, and ARTCC spirit. Our airspace covers the harrowing Bay Area airspace including San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, as well as challenging mountainous airports like Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Mammoth Lakes. We've got something for everybody!

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Top Controller Monthly Time
Ashe Pruijmboom "ZP" - 1482786 53:12 hrs
Grant Norris "GN" - 1535845 33:34 hrs
Mathew Howard "MO" - 1600697 26:48 hrs
Brett Wells "BW" - 810036 24:08 hrs
Rowan Young "RY" - 1385367 22:52 hrs
Top Facility Monthly Time
Oakland Center 78:54 hrs
Norcal Approach 75:01 hrs
Oakland Ground 70:07 hrs
San Francisco Tower 59:42 hrs
San Jose Ground 39:36 hrs
Top Controller Weekly Time
Ashe Pruijmboom "ZP" - 1482786 15:08 hrs
Brett Wells "BW" - 810036 05:34 hrs
Mathew Howard "MO" - 1600697 05:30 hrs
Adam Laboda "AL" - 1577785 04:40 hrs
Gene Cao "GC" - 1100087 03:24 hrs
Top Facility Weekly Time
San Francisco Tower 15:08 hrs
Oakland Center 11:20 hrs
Oakland Ground 09:37 hrs
San Francisco Ground 04:33 hrs
San Jose Ground 04:29 hrs
Top Controller All Time
Matthew Chicoine "MC" - 815543 3304:12 hrs
Brett Wells "BW" - 810036 2366:03 hrs
Michael Mund-Hoym "" - 1038942 2161:05 hrs
Dominic Nguyen "DN" - 1200795 2147:40 hrs
Nick Navarro "NA" - 1082318 2025:20 hrs
Top Facility All Time
Oakland Center 13980:40 hrs
Norcal Approach 11251:12 hrs
San Francisco Tower 4844:08 hrs
San Francisco Ground 3448:51 hrs
Oakland Ground 1631:12 hrs

Feedback for Dylan Moreland

Very nice controlling and very professional. Five stars.

  • Submitted by Bashir Humayun flying AAY131
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  • ATC Position: OAK_GND

Feedback for Dylan Moreland

Another cool, calm, efficient, AND fun controller. Awesome stuff.

  • Submitted by Gurudutt Kiran Nadigar flying SWA3348
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  • ATC Position: OAK_GND

Feedback for Maxim Salikhov

Friendly, calm, and efficient. Perfect!

  • Submitted by Gurudutt Kiran Nadigar flying SWA3348
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  • ATC Position: OAK_CTR

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Recent Promotions

May 28
Gurudutt Kiran Nadigar passed the Orientation Quiz exam!
May 26
Jon Japrapto passed the Orientation Quiz exam!
May 19
Junhyuk Lee passed the Orientation Quiz exam!
May 18
Brian Steinlauf passed the Orientation Quiz exam!
May 17
Adam Laboda was promoted to S1!

Current ZOA Flights 11

  • 9 San Francisco (SFO)
  • 0 Oakland (OAK)
  • 0 San Jose (SJC)
  • 2 Sacramento (SMF)
  • 0 Reno (RNO)
  • 0 Monterey (MRY)

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