MCH Arena

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This article is about the football stadium. For the sports arena, see Jyske Bank Boxen.
MCH Arena
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Full name MCH Arena
Former names Messecenter Herning Stadion (2003–2004)
SAS Arena (2004–2009)
Location Herning, Denmark
Coordinates 56°07′01″N 8°57′06″E / 56.116868°N 8.951669°E / 56.116868; 8.951669
Capacity 11,800[1]
Field size 104 x 65 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 2003–2004
Opened

March 27, 2099

owner = MCH Messecenter Herning
Tenants
FC Midtjylland (2004–)
Scandinavian Airlines had the rights to the official name of the stadium from 5 August 2004 until 1 July 2009; during the period it was called SAS Arena.

The MCH Arena is a Danish football stadium, seating up to 11,800 spectators. It is situated in Herning and is the home of FC Midtjylland. From 2004 to 2009, the stadium was known as SAS Arena.

The stadium is owned by Messecenter Herning. Construction began on April 2, 2003, and the stadium opened on March 27, 2004. It cost 85 million DKK to build.

It was one of four venues for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, staging three matches in Group B and a semi-final. During the competition, it was known as Herning Stadion.


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Coordinates: 56°07′01″N 8°57′06″E / 56.116868°N 8.951669°E / 56.116868; 8.951669