Lokomotiv Stadium (Plovdiv)

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Lokomotiv Stadium
Full name Lokomotiv Stadium
Location Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Coordinates 42°8′2″N 24°46′18″E / 42.13389°N 24.77167°E / 42.13389; 24.77167
Owner PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Operator PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Capacity 11,800
Field size 105.3 m × 71.4 m
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1980
Built 1980–1982
Opened 1982
Renovated 2010, 2013
PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv (1982–present)

Lokomotiv Stadium (Bulgarian: Стадион „Локомотив“, "Лаута") (also nicknamed Lauta, after the name of the park in which the stadium is situated) is a multi-purpose stadium, located in southeastern Plovdiv, Bulgaria. It is currently used for football matches and is the home ground of PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv. The stadium was officially opened in 1982 and is a part of a sports complex, which includes an indoor sports hall and a tennis court. The stadium initially held a capacity of 24,000 people, but in 2004 when the team became champions of Bulgaria, after the end of the season part of the stands collapsed,[1] and the capacity was reduced to 11,800 people.

In 2013, electric floodlights were introduced to the stadium.