List of indoor arenas by capacity

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For domed and retractable roof stadiums, see List of covered stadiums by capacity.

The following is a list of sports indoor arenas ordered by capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators the arena can accommodate for a sports event. Currently all arenas with a capacity of 15,000 or more are included.Domed and retractable roof stadiums that host indoor events, such as the Carrier Dome (Syracuse, New York, USA) are not included. In addition, only the capacity for indoor sports, such as basketball, ice hockey, volleyball, etc. are included.

The list is divided into three sub-sections; current arenas, arenas under construction; and closed or arenas no longer used for sporting events.

Current arenas[edit]

Arena Capacity (max) City Country
Philippine Arena 55,000 Bocaue Philippines Philippines
Gwangmyeong Velodrome 30,000 Gwangmyeong South Korea South Korea
Kombank Arena[1] 25,000 Belgrade Serbia Serbia
Mineirinho 25,000 Belo Horizonte Brazil Brazil
Rupp Arena 24,000 Lexington United States United States
Palau Sant Jordi 24,000 Barcelona Spain Spain
Greensboro Coliseum 23,500 Greensboro United States United States
Phones 4u Arena 23,000 Manchester United Kingdom United Kingdom
The O2 Arena 23,000 London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Sportpaleis Merksem 23,000 Antwerp Belgium Belgium
Marriott Center 22,700 Provo United States United States
Scottrade Center 22,610 St. Louis United States United States
Sinan Erdem Dome 22,500 Istanbul Turkey Turkey
Saitama Super Arena 22,500 Saitama Japan Japan
Bell Centre 22,114 Montreal Canada Canada
The Palace of Auburn Hills 22,076 Auburn Hills United States United States
KFC Yum! Center 22,000 Louisville United States United States
Mall of Asia Arena 22,000 Pasay  Philippines
Smart Araneta Coliseum 22,000 Quezon City  Philippines
Mexico City Arena[2] 22,000 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Dean Smith Center 21,750 Chapel Hill United States United States
Thompson–Boling Arena 21,678 Knoxville  United States
Ethias Arena 21,600 Hasselt Belgium Belgium
Wells Fargo Center 21,600 Philadelphia United States United States
American Airlines Center 21,041 Dallas United States United States
Allphones Arena 21,000 Sydney Australia Australia
United Center 20,917 Chicago United States United States
BankAtlantic Center 20,737 Sunrise United States United States
Rose Garden 20,630 Portland United States United States
Quicken Loans Arena 20,562 Cleveland United States United States
Target Center 20,500 Minneapolis United States United States
Canadian Tire Center 20,500 Ottawa Canada Canada
St. Pete Times Forum 20,500 Tampa United States United States
Verizon Center 20,173 Washington, D.C. United States United States
Pyongyang Gymnasium 20,100 Pyongyang North Korea North Korea
Joe Louis Arena 20,066 Detroit United States United States
Izod Center 20,049 East Rutherford United States United States
Palacio de los Deportes 20,000 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Ginásio Ibirapuera 20,000 São Paulo Brazil Brazil
The Covered Hall 20,000 Cairo Egypt Egypt
MEO Arena 20,000 Lisbon Portugal Portugal
Coliseo Amauta 20,000 Lima Peru Peru
Saint-Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex 20,000 Saint Petersburg Russia Russia
Amway Center 20,000 Orlando United States United States
EnergySolutions Arena 19,991 Salt Lake City United States United States
Air Canada Centre 19,800 Toronto Canada Canada
Madison Square Garden 19,763 New York City United States United States
PNC Arena 19,722 Raleigh United States United States
American Airlines Arena 19,600 Miami United States United States
Chesapeake Energy Arena 19,599 Oklahoma City United States United States
Oracle Arena 19,596 Oakland United States United States
Lanxess Arena 19,500 Cologne Germany Germany
Kemper Arena 19,500 Kansas City United States United States
Nationwide Arena 19,500 Columbus United States United States
Bridgestone Arena 19,395 Nashville United States United States
Pepsi Center 19,309 Denver United States United States
Scotiabank Saddledome 19,289 Calgary Canada Canada
Olympic Indoor Hall 19,250 Athens Greece Greece
Bud Walton Arena 19,200 Fayetteville United States United States
First Niagara Center 19,200 Buffalo United States United States
Jerome Schottenstein Center 19,200 Columbus United States United States
Rogers Arena 19,193 Vancouver Canada Canada
Consol Energy Center 19,100 Pittsburgh United States United States
Time Warner Cable Arena 19,026 Charlotte United States United States
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 19,000 London  United Kingdom
Beijing National Indoor Stadium 19,000 Beijing  China
Bradley Center 19,000 Milwaukee United States United States
Barclays Center 19,000 Brooklyn United States United States
Staples Center 18,997 Los Angeles United States United States
Freedom Hall 18,865 Louisville United States United States
AT&T Center 18,797 San Antonio United States United States
Thomas & Mack Center 18,776 Paradise United States United States
Philips Arena 18,729 Atlanta United States United States
Bizkaia Arena 18,640 Barakaldo Spain Spain
TD Garden 18,624 Boston United States United States
HP Pavilion at San Jose 18,500 San Jose United States United States
Sprint Center 18,500 Kansas City United States United States
Prudential Center 18,500 Newark United States United States
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum 18,500 San Juan Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
US Airways Center 18,422 Phoenix United States United States
Consol Energy Center 18,387 Pittsburgh United States United States
Bankers Life Fieldhouse 18,345 Indianapolis United States United States
Toyota Center 18,300 Houston United States United States
FedExForum 18,119 Memphis United States United States
Xcel Energy Center 18,064 Saint Paul United States United States
Kraków Arena[3] 18,024 Kraków Poland Poland
Wukesong Indoor Stadium 18,000 Beijing China China
Dalian Arena 18,000 Dalian China China
Shanghai Arena 18,000 Shanghai China China
New Shenzhen Arena 18,000 Shenzhen China China
Guangzhou International Sports Arena 18,000 Guangzhou China China
O2 Arena 18,000 Prague Czech Republic Czech Republic
Coliseo El Pueblo 18,000 Cali Colombia Colombia
Verizon Arena 18,000 North Little Rock United States United States
Colonial Life Arena 18,000 Columbia United States United States
Coca-Cola Dome 18,000 Johannesburg South Africa South Africa
Roberto Duran Arena 18,000 Panama City Panama Panama
XFINITY Center 17,950 College Park United States United States
BOK Center 17,839 Tulsa United States United States
Jobing.com Arena 17,799 Glendale United States United States
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Arena 17,654 Birmingham United States United States
Honda Center 17,600 Anaheim United States United States
Monterrey Arena 17,599 Monterrey Mexico Mexico
CenturyLink Center Omaha 17,560 Omaha  United States
The Forum 17,505 Inglewood  United States
Žalgiris Arena 17,500 Kaunas Lithuania Lithuania
Allstate Arena 17,500 Rosemont United States United States
Times Union Center 17,500 Albany United States United States
Assembly Hall 17,456 Bloomington United States United States
FirstOntario Centre 17,383 Hamilton Canada Canada
Capital Indoor Stadium 17,345 Beijing China China
Power Balance Pavilion 17,317 Sacramento United States United States
Smoothie King Center 17,188 New Orleans United States United States
MGM Grand Garden Arena 17,157 Las Vegas United States United States
Kohl Center 17,142 Madison United States United States
PostFinance Arena 17,131 Berne Switzerland Switzerland
The Pit 17,126 Albuquerque  United States
KeyArena 17,098 Seattle United States United States
Ziggo Dome 17,000 Amsterdam Netherlands Netherlands
Beijing National Aquatics Center 17,000 Beijing China China
Yokohama Arena 17,000 Yokohama Japan Japan
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy 17,000 Paris France France
U.S. Bank Arena 17,000 Cincinnati United States United States
O2 World 17,000 Berlin Germany Germany
Rexall Place 16,839 Edmonton Canada Canada
Frank Erwin Center 16,755 Austin United States United States
State Farm Center 16,618 Champaign United States United States
Nislon Nelson Gymnasium 16,600 Brasília Brazil Brazil
Pinnacle Bank Arena 16,590 Lincoln United States United States
Arena Zagreb 16,500 Zagreb Croatia Croatia
Arena México 16,500 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Westfalenhalle 16,500 Dortmund Germany Germany
Allen Fieldhouse 16,300 Lawrence United States United States
XL Center 16,294 Hartford United States United States
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 16,234 Uniondale United States United States
Pacific Coliseum 16,281 Vancouver Canada Canada
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 16,161 Los Angeles United States United States
Wells Fargo Arena 16,110 Des Moines United States United States
AsiaWorld Arena 16,000 Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong Hong Kong
Putra Indoor Stadium 16,000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysia
Wiener Stadthalle 16,000 Vienna Austria Austria
Coliseo General Rumiñahui 16,000 Quito Ecuador Ecuador
Moscow Olympic Arena 16,000 Moscow Russia Russia
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 16,000 Jacksonville United States United States
Save Mart Center at Fresno State 15,544 Fresno United States United States
Fernando Buesa Arena 15,504 Vitoria Spain Spain
Carver-Hawkeye Arena 15,500 Iowa City United States United States
Schleyerhalle 15,500 Stuttgart Germany Germany
Colisée Pepsi 15,399 Quebec City Canada Canada
Coleman Coliseum 15,316 Tuscaloosa United States United States
Bryce Jordan Center 15,261 University Park United States United States
Credit Union Centre 15,195 Saskatoon Canada Canada
Festhalle Frankfurt 15,149 Frankfurt Germany Germany
Taipei Arena 15,082 Taipei Taiwan Taiwan
Mizzou Arena 15,061 Columbia United States United States
Arena-Auditorium 15,028 Laramie United States United States
United Spirit Arena 15,020 Lubbock United States United States
MTS Centre 15,015 Winnipeg Canada Canada
Indira Gandhi Arena 15,000 Delhi India India
Sajik Arena 15,000 Busan South Korea South Korea
Olympic Gymnastics Arena 15,000 Seoul South Korea South Korea
Jon M. Huntsman Center 15,000 Salt Lake City United States United States
Intrust Bank Arena 15,000 Wichita United States United States
Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid 15,000 Madrid Spain Spain
Palacio Vistalegre 15,000 Madrid Spain Spain
Arena Jaraguá 15,000 Jaraguá do Sul Brazil Brazil
Ginásio de Esportes Geraldo Magalhães 15,000 Recife Brazil Brazil
HSBC Arena 15,000 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazil
Goiânia Arena 15,000 Goiânia Brazil Brazil
PhilSports Arena 15,000 Pasig  Philippines
Zamboanga City Coliseum 15,000 Zamboanga City  Philippines
Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena 15,000 Shanghai China China
Venetian Arena 15,000 Macau Macau Macau
Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva 15,000 Havana Cuba Cuba
Aspire Dome 15,000 Doha Qatar Qatar
Helliniko Olympic Arena 15,000 Ellinikon Greece Greece
Vikingskipet Olympic Arena 15,000 Hamar Norway Norway
Minsk-Arena 15,000 Minsk Belarus Belarus
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium 15,000 Bangkok Thailand Thailand
Taoyuan Arena 15,000 Taoyuan Taiwan Taiwan
Kaohsiung Arena 15,000 Kaohsiung Taiwan Taiwan
Jyske Bank Boxen 15,000 Herning Denmark Denmark
Armeets Arena 15,000 Sofia Bulgaria Bulgaria

Arenas under construction[edit]

Arena Capacity City Country Open
KJC King Dome 50,000[4] Davao City  Philippines 2016
New Quebec City Amphitheatre 20,000 Quebec City  Canada 2015
Giti Pasand Arena 20,000 Isfahan  Iran 2017
MGM/AEG Arena 20,000 Las Vegas  United States 2016[5]
Seaside City Arena 20,000 Cebu City  Philippines 2016
Royal Arena 15,000 Copenhagen  Denmark 2016

Closed arenas[edit]

Arena Capacity City Country Closed
Charlotte Coliseum 24,042 Charlotte United States United States 2007
CenterSports City Arena 23,549 Silay  Philippines 2009
Coliseum at Richfield 20,273 Richfield United States United States 1999
Pyramid Arena 20,142 Memphis United States United States 2004
St. Louis Arena 20,000 St. Louis United States United States 1994
The RedVilla Sports Center 18,867 Baguio  Philippines 2008
Adelaide Entertainment Center 18,867 Adelaide  Australia 2014
Madison Square Garden 18,496 New York United States United States 1968
Wachovia Spectrum 18,136 Philadelphia United States United States 2009
SkyCable Arena 18,107 Cebu City  Philippines 2006
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 18,000 Buffalo United States United States 2009
Palasport di San Siro 18,000 Milan Italy Italy 1985
The Marlins Palace 17,999 General Santos  Philippines 2010
Amway Arena 17,519 Orlando United States United States 2010
Chicago Stadium 17,317 Chicago United States United States 1995
Reunion Arena 17,293 Dallas United States United States 2008
McNichols Sports Arena 17,171 Denver United States United States 1999
Miami Arena 16,640 Miami United States United States 2008
Market Square Arena 16,530 Indianapolis United States United States 2001
Omni Coliseum 16,378 Atlanta United States United States 1997
Maple Leaf Gardens 16,307 Toronto Canada Canada 2002 (Reopening as smaller venue in 2011)
Compaq Center 16,285 Houston United States United States 1998 (closed for sporting events)
Fantasy City Arena 16,284 Bangkok Thailand Thailand 1997
HemisFair Arena 16,057 San Antonio United States United States 1995
RiverCentre 16,000 St. Paul United States United States 1998
Winnipeg Arena 15,565 Winnipeg Canada Canada 2006
Hollywood Sportatorium 15,532 Pembroke Pines United States United States 1993
London Docklands Arena 15,000 London  United Kingdom 2005
Detroit Olympia 15,000 Detroit United States United States 1987
Met Center 15,000 Bloomington United States United States 1994

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