Welcome to VATSIM West Africa, the home VACC for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Seirra Leonne, Liberia on the VATSIM Network. On these pages you will find information on how to become an air traffic controller or pilot within VATSIM West Africa, and you will find all the information you will need to control or fly within our airspace.

VATSIM West Africa is a part of the VATSIM North Africa Division, which, together with VATSIM Morocco, VATSIM South Africa are part of the VATSIM Africa Region. Altogether they are a part of the global VATSIM Network which provides ATC services over the internet for free to pilots connected to the network using their Flight Simulator.

The goal of VACCWAF is to facilitate air traffic growth, safety, and fun in the West Africa FIR, Using real world procedures, regulations, and information, the VACC strives to help its ATC / Pilots attain the maximum level of professionalism, realism, and fun.

Welcome to VATSIM West Africa and enjoy your stay in our airspace.

Join VATSIM Today

VATSIM is completely free to join and use, including all of our pilot and ATC software that allows you to connect to our global network. Whether you want to join us as a virtual Pilot or virtual Air Traffic Controller, the initial registration process is the same.

  • Click here to register now (note that you will be diverted to our VATSIM HQ website to complete this process).
  • Please ensure that you study the Terms and Conditions for registration for being an VATSIM member as you proceed with the registration process above. Under regions kindly select VATSIM Africa/Middle East Region and select VATNAF – Northern Africa division and finally select VACCWAF
  • Continue to ATC OPS / PILOT OPS -> Training section to find all the information you need on downloading & installing the VATSIM software, how to connect to start flying and/or controlling on the VATSIM network.