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New Vikings Stadium Facts and Figures

Posted May 13, 2013

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New Vikings Stadium
  • Approximately 1.6 million square feet.  
  • 65,000 seats, including some of the closest in the NFL; expandable to 73,000 for a Super Bowl.
  • Up to 125 suites and 7,500 club seats, including suites and clubs at the field level, some of which will put fans closer to the sideline than in any other NFL stadium.
  • Seven levels, including two general admission concourses with 360-degree circulation and various views into the bowl.
  • Highest quality HD video boards in the NFL located in both the east and west end zones and video ribbon boards throughout the interior of the seating bowl.
  • Over 1,200 HD flat screen televisions throughout the concourse for all fans in attendance to view the game.
  • Capability to host more events than any other large stadium in the world, including NFL football and a Super Bowl, MLS soccer, NCAA basketball and baseball, high school sporting events, motocross, concerts, conventions, marching band competitions.
  • Access points to the city and stadium site from all four sides of the stadium.
  • Large west plaza (over two acres in size) for game day, non-game day and seasonal public gatherings as a connection to the downtown corridor.
  • Lightest and most efficient roof structure in the nation for a major new stadium, which will include a single large steel super truss providing primary support for the main long span roof.
  • Largest clear ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) roof in the world and the first on a stadium in the nation, allowing connection to the outdoors from a climate-controlled environment.
  • Largest glass pivoting doors in the world that will open to the west plaza.
  • Application for LEED-certified status.
  • Parking ramps with skyways from the north and south sides of the stadium and connections from the facility to the downtown skyway system.

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