Arena Khimki

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Arena Khimki
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Location Khimki, Russia
Capacity 18,636
Field size 105 x 68
Construction
Built 2005-2008
Opened September 20, 2008
Architect Mihailo Stupar (Maritimo Group)
Tenants
CSKA Moscow
Dynamo Moscow

The Arena Khimki is a football stadium in Khimki, Moscow Region, Russia. The stadium holds 18 636 spectators and was opened in 2008 to become the home stadium of FC Khimki. Since 2009 Dynamo Moscow has also been playing at the Arena Khimki, as their home Dynamo Stadium has been undergoing reconstruction. When FC Khimki were relegated from the Russian Premier League, they left the Arena to Rodina Stadium, and CSKA moved to the Arena Khimki from the Luzhniki. The stadium has 6 VIP quadrants 14 individual sky-boxes. The natural pitch doesn't have any analogs in Russian Federation. The Arena Khimki is the only stadium in Russia using SGL technology. In winter 2010 Arena Khimki became the first stadium in Russia and CIS equipped with PROZONE system. Besides Russian Premier League matches Arena Khimki hosted Champions League Matches (Dynamo-Celtic), Europa League Matches, Russian Cup final in 2009 and matches of Russian national team U-21 in 2009.


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Other stadiums in Khimki:

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Coordinates: 55°53′07″N 37°27′15″E / 55.8853°N 37.4542°E / 55.8853; 37.4542