Welcome to the Moncton/Gander (CZQM/QX) FIR
The Moncton/Gander FIR provides professional, courteous and realistic Air Traffic Control services for the Virtual Moncton & Gander Flight Information Region on the VATSIM Network.

Our airspace includes all of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as Eastern Québec.

All virtual pilots are invited to fly the friendly skies of Moncton/Gander FIR!
 Events
Are you planning an event and require Moncton/Gander FIR ATC services? Click here to submit a request for air traffic control services within the Moncton/Gander FIR airspace.

Jack Koskie - C1 OTS 27/06/2022 23-01z
Jack Koskie is doing his C1 OTS! Come fly out to help him pass.


Moncton Monday Every Monday Night Starting at 22h00z
Moncton Monday is VATCAN’s longest running weekly event, providing full-coverage ATC every Monday night, beginning at 22h00z, encompassing over six terminal controlled airports, and dozens of smaller fields.

Each Monday, airports including Halifax (CYHZ), Moncton (CYQM), St. John’s (CYYT), and Gander (CYQX), will be staffed from top to bottom, in a fun and relaxed Monday night.

All kinds of traffic, whether VFR or IFR, airplane or helicopter, are welcome and pilots of all skill levels are invited.

Come and fly our friendly skies!

Charts can be found on the CZQM website here or on fltPlan.com.

 News
June 20, 2022 New FSS Positions

As we introduce the FSS position to CYDF, CYYG and CYSJ in the CZQM/CZQX FIR, The FIR Staff wants pilots to know the minimum expectation from pilots operating within the FSS Control Zone (CZ). There are some major differences when operating within the MF Class E CZ than a Class D/C Controlled zone so please ensure you know what is expected. It is also important to understand which aircraft has the right of way.

New FSS callsigns/positions:
CYDF_F_TWR - Deer Lake Radio
CYYG_F_TWR - Charlettown Radio
CYSJ_F_TWR - Saint John Radio

Full FSS SOP can be found here.

Happy Flying!




May 2, 2022 Rico Zhou S2 OTS Complete

Congratulations to Rico Zhou on passing his S2 OTS!




 Solo Rated Domestic Controllers
CIDNameRatingDELGNDTWRDEPARRCTRStatus
1491562Henderson, BradyS1DELGNDTWRDEPARRCTRActive
1464669Whittle, DylanS1DELGNDTWRDEPARRCTRActive
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