Welcome to the Cleveland ARTCC, a facility within the VATUSA division of VATSIM.

Cleveland ARTCC (ZOB), is home to some of the world's busiest airspace, handling traffic into our major (KDTW), the larger minors (KCLE, KPIT & KBUF) and a host of smaller class C and D airports. ZOB also handles large amounts of traffic both from and to Toronto, New York, Chicago, Boston and Washington.

ZOB is undergoing some exciting changes, with this website still undergoing revisions, several new additions to senior staff and training staff, and a recent influx of new students!

Whether you are a new controller looking for a home, or a pilot looking for a challenging airspace to fly in (ZOB weather is often turbulent and challenging), ZOB is the place for you!

Stop by and feel free to look through our resources and materials. Check back for updates on the new website!

Charles Messina
Cleveland Air Traffic Manager

  • January 21, 2018
    Congrats Emanuel Thompson, newly appointed ZOB Events Coordinator!
  • January 19, 2018
    ZOB and ZID have entered into an agreement for reciprocal controller privileges at non-major facilities for controllers of the S1-S3 level.
  • January 07, 2018
    Seeking applicants for Events Coordinator position at ZOB.
  • January 07, 2018
    With the retirement of Josh Burr, Amin Abrahem has been promoted as ZOB's new TA!
  • September 23, 2017
    Friday Night Ops at Cleveland Hopkins (KCLE) Friday September 29, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. (EST) until midnight or when the last controller passes out from exhaustion.
  • July 25, 2017
    ZOB Seeking Facilities Engineer
  • May 28, 2017
    Brian Beach and Gabe Griswold have been made Mentors!

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