HK Arena

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HK Arena
Turkuhalli.jpg
Former names Typhoon, Elysée Arena, Turkuhalli
Location Artukaistentie 8, Turku
Coordinates 60°27′23″N 22°11′13″E / 60.45639°N 22.18694°E / 60.45639; 22.18694Coordinates: 60°27′23″N 22°11′13″E / 60.45639°N 22.18694°E / 60.45639; 22.18694
Broke ground March 1989
Opened November 25, 1990
Renovated 1996–97
Construction cost 24 million EUR
Architect Arkkitehtitoimisto Casagrande ja Haroma Oy
Capacity 11 820
Tenants
HC TPS (1990–)
TuTo (1995–96, 2005–2006)
TPS Salibandy (2007–)
Turun NMKY (2007–)

HK Arena (formerly Elysée Arena, Typhoon and Turkuhalli), is an arena in Turku, Finland. It's primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of TPS, but it's also frequently used to host concerts and other events. HK Arena was the main venue for the 1991 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships and one of the venues in 1997 and 2003.

HK Arena opened in 1990 and holds 11,820 people. A record 12,041 attendants have been registered in 1991.

Bruce Springsteen had two shows at the arena during his Wrecking Ball World Tour: 7 and 8 May 2013.

Enrique Iglesias performed at the arena during his Euphoria Tour on 6 April 2011.

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Preceded by
Kupittaan jäähalli
HC TPS
Home arena

1990–present
Succeeded by
Current
Preceded by
Kupittaan jäähalli
TuTo
Home arena

1995–1996
Succeeded by
Kupittaan jäähalli
Preceded by
Kupittaan jäähalli
TuTo
Home arena

2005–2006
Succeeded by
Kupittaan jäähalli