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Volkswagen Arena, soccer field

Owner: Wolfsburg AG

Majority partner: Volkswagen Immobilien

Operator: VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH


Construction start: May/2001

Opening: 13.12.2002

Project total cost: 53 Million Euro


Architects: Hentrich - Petschnigg & Partner KG (HPP)

Düsseldorf (Design)

nb + b Architekten und Ingenieure, Wolfsburg

(Operational planning)


Ground capacity: 30.000

22.000 permanent seats

8.000 variable standing places, convertable into

4.000 seats for international matches


Special seating: 1.200 Business seats with direct access to catering

VIP area: For 180 persons with seperate access to catering

32 boxes for ten persons, with outside seats and moveable glass panneling towards pitch


Disabled facilities: 80 wheelchair places + escort

with easy wheelchair access and proper toilet arrangements


Total size: 90.000 sqm

Toilets: More than 600 toilets, the most in the Bundesliga

Visitors block: 900 Standing places, withown shop and toilet area


What gets eaten? During a Bundesliga game 17 shops and stands sell

11.000 liter Beers, 8.300 liter Soft drinks, one ton of

Chips and one ton of Bratwurst.


Kiosks: 20 inside stadium,

13 on promenade,

7 on top floor


Floodlights: 172 elements weighing 25 kilos each,

under the stadium roof,

of the east and west stands


P.A system: 84 speakers, each weighing 250 kilos,

around the stadium roof


Monitors: 145 monitora and 2 video walls, each measuring 36sqm


Bike stands: 600 bike stands outside the arena


Parking: 753 VIP parking spaces between the Berliner Brücke

and the stadium


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Uploaded on May 26, 2005