List of indoor arenas by capacity

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The following is a list of 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. The 105,000 seat AT&T (Cowboy) Stadium (Dallas, Texas), the Carrier Dome (Syracuse, New York, USA), the Stade Pierre-Mauroy (in Lille, France) and U Arena (under construction in Nanterre, France), are not included as they are dome and retractable roof stadiums built for field sports that also host indoor events. In addition, only the capacity for indoor sports, such as basketball, ice hockey, volleyball, etc. are included.

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

Current arenas[edit]

Arena Capacity (max) City/Municipality Country
Philippine Arena 55,000 Bocaue  Philippines
Saitama Super Arena 37,000 Saitama  Japan
SC Olimpiyskiy 35,000 Moscow  Russia
Gwangmyeong Velodrome 30,000 Gwangmyeong  South Korea
Telenor Arena 26,000 Bærum  Norway
Kombank Arena 25,223 Belgrade  Serbia
Mineirinho 25,000 Belo Horizonte  Brazil
Baku Crystal Hall 25,000 Baku  Azerbaijan
SCC Peterburgskiy 25,000 Saint Petersburg  Russia
Smart Araneta Coliseum 25,000 Quezon City  Philippines
Rupp Arena 24,000 Lexington, Kentucky  United States
Palau Sant Jordi 24,000 Barcelona  Spain
Greensboro Coliseum 23,500 Greensboro, North Carolina  United States
Manchester Arena 23,000 Manchester United Kingdom United Kingdom
The O2 Arena 23,000 London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Sportpaleis 23,000 Antwerp Belgium Belgium
Mall of Asia Arena 23,000 Pasay  Philippines
Marriott Center 22,700 Provo, Utah  United States
Scottrade Center 22,610 St. Louis, Missouri  United States
Bell Centre 22,114 Montreal  Canada
The Palace of Auburn Hills 22,076 Auburn Hills, Michigan  United States
KFC Yum! Center 22,000 Louisville, Kentucky  United States
Arena Ciudad de México[1] 22,000 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Dean Smith Center 21,750 Chapel Hill, North Carolina  United States
Thompson–Boling Arena 21,678 Knoxville, Tennessee  United States
Ethias Arena 21,600 Hasselt Belgium Belgium
Wells Fargo Center 21,600 Philadelphia  United States
American Airlines Center 21,041 Dallas  United States
Qudos Bank Arena 21,000 Sydney Australia Australia
United Center 22,428 Chicago  United States
BB&T Center 20,737 Sunrise, Florida  United States
Moda Center 20,630 Portland, Oregon  United States
Quicken Loans Arena 20,562 Cleveland  United States
Target Center 20,500 Minneapolis  United States
Canadian Tire Centre 20,500 Ottawa  Canada
Amalie Arena / Tampa Bay Times Forum 20,500 Tampa, Florida  United States
AccorHotels Arena 20,300 Paris  France
Verizon Center 20,173 Washington, D.C.  United States
Pyongyang Gymnasium 20,100 Pyongyang North Korea North Korea
Joe Louis Arena 20,066 Detroit  United States
Poliedro de Caracas 20,000[2] Caracas Venezuela Venezuela
Palacio de los Deportes 20,000 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Ginásio do 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
Amway Center 20,000 Orlando, Florida  United States
T-Mobile Arena 20,000 Las Vegas, Nevada  United States
Vikingskipet 20,000 Hamar Norway Norway
Vivint Smart Home Arena 19,991 Salt Lake City  United States
Air Canada Centre 19,800 Toronto  Canada
Madison Square Garden 19,763 New York City  United States
PNC Arena 19,722 Raleigh, North Carolina  United States
American Airlines Arena 19,600 Miami  United States
Chesapeake Energy Arena 19,599 Oklahoma City  United States
Oracle Arena 19,596 Oakland, California  United States
Lanxess Arena 19,500 Cologne  Germany
Kemper Arena 19,500 Kansas City, Missouri  United States
Nationwide Arena 19,500 Columbus, Ohio  United States
Bridgestone Arena 19,395 Nashville, Tennessee  United States
Pepsi Center 19,309 Denver  United States
Scotiabank Saddledome 19,289 Calgary  Canada
Olympic Indoor Hall 19,250 Athens Greece Greece
Bud Walton Arena 19,200 Fayetteville, Arkansas  United States
KeyBank Center 19,200 Buffalo, New York  United States
Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center 19,200 Columbus, Ohio  United States
Rogers Arena 19,193 Vancouver  Canada
PPG Paints Arena 19,100 Pittsburgh  United States
Spectrum Center 19,026 Charlotte, North Carolina  United States
Beijing National Indoor Stadium 19,000 Beijing  China
BMO Harris Bradley Center 19,000 Milwaukee  United States
Barclays Center 19,000 Brooklyn, New York  United States
Legacy Arena 19,000 Birmingham, Alabama  United States
Staples Center 18,997 Los Angeles  United States
CenturyLink Center Omaha 18,975 Omaha, Nebraska  United States
Freedom Hall 18,865 Louisville, Kentucky  United States
AT&T Center 18,797 San Antonio  United States
Thomas & Mack Center 18,776 Paradise, Nevada  United States
Philips Arena 18,729 Atlanta  United States
TD Garden 18,624 Boston  United States
SAP Center at San Jose 18,500 San Jose, California  United States
Sprint Center 18,500 Kansas City, Missouri  United States
Prudential Center 18,500 Newark, New Jersey  United States
Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot 18,500 San Juan  Puerto Rico
Talking Stick Resort Arena 18,422 Phoenix, Arizona  United States
Rogers Place 18,347 Edmonton  Canada
Bankers Life Fieldhouse 18,345 Indianapolis  United States
Toyota Center 18,300 Houston  United States
Centre Vidéotron 18,259 Quebec City, Quebec  Canada
FedExForum 18,119 Memphis, Tennessee  United States
Xcel Energy Center 18,064 Saint Paul, Minnesota  United States
Tauron Arena Kraków 18,000 Kraków Poland Poland
LeSports Center 18,000 Beijing  China
Dalian Arena 18,000 Dalian  China
Mercedes-Benz Arena 18,000 Shanghai  China
New Shenzhen Arena 18,000 Shenzhen  China
Guangzhou International Sports Arena 18,000 Guangzhou  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, Arkansas  United States
Colonial Life Arena 18,000 Columbia, South Carolina  United States
Coca-Cola Dome 18,000 Johannesburg South Africa South Africa
Roberto Durán Arena 18,000 Panama City Panama Panama
Pala Alpitour 18,000 Turin Italy Italy
Egilshöllin 18,000 Reykjavík Iceland Iceland
Xfinity Center 17,950 College Park, Maryland  United States
BOK Center 17,839 Tulsa, Oklahoma  United States
Gila River Arena 17,799 Glendale, Arizona  United States
Honda Center 17,600 Anaheim, California  United States
Arena Monterrey 17,599 Monterrey Mexico Mexico
Golden 1 Center 17,608 Sacramento, California  United States
The Forum, presented by Chase 17,505 Inglewood, California  United States
Allstate Arena 17,500 Rosemont, Illinois  United States
Times Union Center 17,500 Albany, New York  United States
Žalgiris Arena 17,500 Kaunas Lithuania Lithuania
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall 17,456 Bloomington, Indiana  United States
FirstOntario Centre 17,383 Hamilton, Ontario  Canada
Capital Indoor Stadium 17,345 Beijing  China
Sleep Train Arena 17,317 Sacramento, California  United States
Smoothie King Center 17,188 New Orleans  United States
MGM Grand Garden Arena 17,157 Paradise, Nevada  United States
Kohl Center 17,142 Madison, Wisconsin  United States
PostFinance-Arena 17,131 Bern Switzerland Switzerland
WisePies Arena aka The Pit 17,126 Albuquerque, New Mexico  United States
KeyArena 17,098 Seattle  United States
Ziggo Dome 17,000 Amsterdam Netherlands Netherlands
Beijing National Aquatics Center 17,000 Beijing  China
Yokohama Arena 17,000 Yokohama  Japan
Halle Tony Garnier 17,000 Lyon  France
U.S. Bank Arena 17,000 Cincinnati  United States
Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin 17,000 Berlin  Germany
Northlands Coliseum 16,839 Edmonton  Canada
Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Special Events Center 16,755 Austin, Texas  United States
State Farm Center 16,618 Champaign, Illinois  United States
Ginásio Nilson Nelson 16,600 Brasília Brazil Brazil
Pinnacle Bank Arena 16,590 Lincoln, Nebraska  United States
Arena Zagreb 16,500 Zagreb  Croatia
Arena México 16,500 Mexico City Mexico Mexico
Westfalenhallen 16,500 Dortmund  Germany
Allen Fieldhouse 16,300 Lawrence, Kansas  United States
XL Center 16,294 Hartford, Connecticut  United States
Nassau Coliseum 16,234 Uniondale, New York  United States
Pacific Coliseum 16,281 Vancouver  Canada
Rod Laver Arena 16,200 Melbourne Australia Australia
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 16,161 Los Angeles  United States
Wells Fargo Arena 16,110 Des Moines, Iowa  United States
Royal Arena 16,000 Copenhagen Denmark Denmark
Sinan Erdem Dome 16,000 Istanbul Turkey Turkey
AsiaWorld Arena 16,000 Hong Kong 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
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 16,000 Jacksonville, Florida  United States
Barclaycard Arena Hamburg 16,000 Hamburg  Germany
Ericsson Globe 16,000 Stockholm Sweden Sweden
Barclaycard Arena 15,800 Birmingham United Kingdom United Kingdom
Genting Arena 15,643 Birmingham United Kingdom United Kingdom
Save Mart Center at Fresno State 15,544 Fresno, California  United States
Fernando Buesa Arena 15,504 Vitoria-Gasteiz  Spain
Carver–Hawkeye Arena 15,500 Iowa City, Iowa  United States
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle 15,500 Stuttgart  Germany
Malmö Arena 15,500 Malmö Sweden Sweden
Bizkaia Arena 15,414 Barakaldo  Spain
Coleman Coliseum 15,316 Tuscaloosa, Alabama  United States
Lusail Sports Arena 15,300 Lusail Qatar Qatar
Bryce Jordan Center 15,261 University Park, Pennsylvania  United States
SaskTel Centre 15,195 Saskatoon  Canada
Festhalle Frankfurt 15,149 Frankfurt  Germany
Taipei Arena 15,082 Taipei  Taiwan
Mizzou Arena 15,061 Columbia, Missouri  United States
Arena-Auditorium 15,028 Laramie, Wyoming  United States
United Supermarkets Arena 15,020 Lubbock, Texas  United States
MTS Centre 15,015 Winnipeg  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
Intrust Bank Arena 15,000 Wichita, Kansas  United States
Barclaycard Center 15,000 Madrid  Spain
Palacio Vistalegre 15,000 Madrid  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
Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena 15,000 Shanghai  China
Venetian Arena 15,000 Macau Macau Macau
Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva 15,000 Havana Cuba Cuba
Helliniko Olympic Arena 15,000 Elliniko Greece Greece
Minsk-Arena 15,000 Minsk Belarus Belarus
Taoyuan Arena 15,000 Taoyuan Taiwan Taiwan
Kaohsiung Arena 15,000 Kaohsiung Taiwan Taiwan
Movistar Arena 15,000 Santiago Chile Chile
Jyske Bank Boxen 15,000 Herning Denmark Denmark
Hartwall Arena 15,000 Helsinki Finland Finland
SAP Arena 15,000 Mannheim  Germany
Jerusalem Payis Arena 15,000 Jerusalem Israel Israel
VTB Arena 15,000 Moscow Russia Russia

Arenas under construction[edit]

Arena Capacity City Country Open
KJC King Dome 70,000 Davao City Philippines Philippines 2020
Sevilla Park Arena 22,000 Seville Spain Spain 2017
Little Caesars Arena 20,189 Detroit  United States 2017
Bogotá Arena 20,000 Bogotá Colombia Colombia 2017
Giti Pasand Arena 20,000 Isfahan Iran Iran 2017
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center 17,500 Milwaukee United States United States 2018

Closed arenas[edit]

Arena Capacity City Country Closed
Charlotte Coliseum 24,042 Charlotte, North Carolina  United States 2007
Burswood Dome 21,754 Perth  Australia 2012
Richfield Coliseum 20,273 Richfield, Ohio  United States 1999
Memphis Pyramid 20,142 Memphis, Tennessee  United States 2004 (2015 as reopened and renovated Memphis Pyramid)
Mata Elang International Stadium 20,053 Jakarta Indonesia Indonesia 2014
Meadowlands Arena 20,049 East Rutherford, New Jersey  United States 2015
St. Louis Arena 20,000 St. Louis  United States 1994
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 19,000 London United Kingdom United Kingdom 2014
Madison Square Garden 18,496 New York City  United States 1968
Wachovia Spectrum 18,136 Philadelphia  United States 2009
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 18,000 Buffalo, New York  United States 1996 (demolished in 2009)
Palasport di San Siro 18,000 Milan Italy Italy 1985
The Marlins Palace 17,999 General Santos Philippines Philippines 2010
Amway Arena 17,519 Orlando, Florida  United States 2010
Chicago Stadium 17,317 Chicago  United States 1995
Reunion Arena 17,293 Dallas  United States 2008
McNichols Sports Arena 17,171 Denver, Colorado  United States 1999
Miami Arena 16,640 Miami  United States 2008
Market Square Arena 16,530 Indianapolis  United States 2001
Omni Coliseum 16,378 Atlanta  United States 1997
Maple Leaf Gardens 16,307 Toronto  Canada 2002 (reopened as smaller venue in 2011)
Compaq Center 16,285 Houston  United States 1998 (closed for sporting events)
Fantasy City Arena 16,284 Bangkok Thailand Thailand 1997
HemisFair Arena 16,057 San Antonio  United States 1995
RiverCentre 16,000 St. Paul, Minnesota  United States 1998
Winnipeg Arena 15,565 Winnipeg  Canada 2006
Hollywood Sportatorium 15,532 Pembroke Pines, Florida  United States 1993
Colisée Pepsi 15,399 Quebec City  Canada 2015
London Docklands Arena 15,000 London United Kingdom United Kingdom 2005
Detroit Olympia 15,000 Detroit  United States 1987
Met Center 15,000 Bloomington, Minnesota  United States 1994
Sydney Entertainment Centre 13,250 Sydney  Australia 2015
Perth Entertainment Centre 8,200 Perth  Australia 2002
Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre 7,200 Melbourne  Australia 1998 (closed for sporting events)
Apollo Stadium 3,500 Adelaide  Australia 1997 (closed for sporting / entertainment events in 1991)
Chilliwack Coliseum 2,500 Chilliwack  Canada 2003

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.arenaciudaddemexico.com.mx
  2. ^ "El Poliedro de Caracas". poliedrodecaracas.com.ve. Retrieved 2016-03-06.