Veltins-Arena (German pronunciation: [ˈfɛltɪns ʔaˈʁeːnaː]; oreeginally Arena AufSchalke [ʔaˈʁeːnaː ʔaʊ̯f ˈʃalkə]) is a fitbaw stadium in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany.

Veltins-Arena
2010-06-03 Arena AufSchalke 01.jpg
Full nameVeltins-Arena
Umwhile namesArena AufSchalke
FIFA World Cup Stadium, Gelsenkirchen (2006 FIFA World Cup)
LocationGelsenkirchen, Germany
AwnerSchalke 04
OperatorSchalke 04
Executive suites90
Capacity62,271 (League Matches),
54,740 (Internaitional Matches)[1]
Record attendanceIce hockey: 77,803
7 Mey 2010
2010 IIHF Warld Championship Openin Gemme
Field size105 × 68 m
Construction
Biggit1998–2001
Appent2001
Construction cost 191 million
AirchitectHentrich, Petschnigg und Partner[2]
Tenants
Schalke 04

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Schalke erhöht Stadionkapazität". kicker.de (in German). Kicker. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  2. http://www.hpp.com/en/projekte/typologies/stadiums-and-arenas/schalke-arena.html. Cite journal requires |journal= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)

Coordinates: 51°33′16.21″N 7°4′3.32″E / 51.5545028°N 7.0675889°E / 51.5545028; 7.0675889