VATCAN FIRs

VATCAN has 6 FIRs (Flight Information Regions) and one OCA (Oceanic Control Area). They are listed on the left side of this page.

Each facility has a staff team consisting of at least 6 staff members:

  • FIR Chief
  • Deputy FIR Chief
  • Chief Instructor
  • Event Coordinator
  • Facility Engineer
  • Webmaster
Additionally, each FIR has a team of instructors who hold either an I1 (Instructor 1), or I3 (Instructor 3) rating, and mentors.


Each FIR is different, you can view each FIR's members, and find more information about each facility on the left. Feel free to browse around, and get to know each FIR.

Edmonton FIR

Largest FIR in Canada, covering every airspace from the Rockies, to the Arctic and the Prairies!

Gander Oceanic

Cool, calm and collected Oceanic services on the VATSIM network.

Moncton/Gander FIR

The Moncton Flight Information Region (CZQM) is a virtual controlling region on the VATSIM network. The Moncton FIR controls over 700,000sq miles of airspace. CZQM currently has seven (7) controlled airports and three (3) Flight service specialist (FSS) operated aerodromes.

Montreal FIR

Realistic and friendly. BONJOUR !

Toronto FIR

Vancouver FIR

Winnipeg FIR

The heart of VATCAN.