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American Airlines Center

  • 2500 Victory Avenue
  • Dallas, TX 75219
  • Region: Regional (DFW/Texas area)
  • Phone: (214) 222-3687

American Airlines Center is home to the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team and the Dallas Stars professional hockey team. The AA Center was designed by David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services, Inc. and HKS, Inc. The team combined architecture and technology to give Dallas a beautiful, fan friendly venue with lots of hi-tech touches. From its sweeping signature arches to the retractable seating, American Airlines Center's unique features single it out as the premier sports and entertainment venue in the country.

Sports Amenities
  • Type of Facility:
    • Basketball
  • # of Permanent Seats: 21000
  • # of Concession Stands: 23
  • # of Restrooms: 21
  • Owned: Public
  • Additional Information: Professional basketball and hockey facility including: scorer's table with 40 person max capacity air conditioning multiple shot clocks
  • # of Courts/Fields/Lanes/Holes: 2
  • # of ScoreBoards: 4
  • Dimensions: 112 X 60
  • # of Entrances: 4
  • # of Ticket Booths: 10
  • # of Locker Rooms: 4
  • Primary User of the Facility:
    • Dallas Mavericks
  • Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act:
  • Public Adress System:
  • Ceiling Height: 125
Facility Info
  • Description Deep in the heart of Texas lies the American Airlines Center, one of the nation’s top arenas. Since opening its doors in 2001 the American Airlines Center has been setting the precedent for sporting and live entertainment events. In 2015, Billboard Magazine named American Airlines Center the 5th busiest arena in the U.S. and 10th busiest in the World. With no end of critical acclaim in sight, American Airlines Center continually strives for excellence each and every year.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 840000
  • Reception Capacity 900
  • Space Notes Designed by architectural wizard David M. Schwarz and Dallas based HKS, Inc., American Airlines Center is equipped with many state of the art features. When entering fans are greeted by a beautiful combination of brick, granite and limestone creating the warm feeling of home. Housing both the Mavericks and the Stars the American Airlines center displays its unique versatility with its retractable seating transforming from a 20,000 seat basketball arena into an up-close action-heavy 18,532 seat hockey rink. On the forefront of technology American Airlines center became the first NBA or NHL arena to install a 1080 high definition replay system in 2009. Equipped with two massive video boards at each upper end, a high definition center scoreboard and an audio system with surround sound capabilities American Airlines Center ensures fans the most authentic and intimate experience.
  • Theatre Capacity 500
  • Auditorium true
  • Board Room true
  • Outside Space: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 930
  • Outside Space: Reception Style Seating Capacity 3000
  • Exclusive Caterer(s) true
  • Exclusive Vendors true
  • Largest Room: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 460
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 312
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 500
  • Largest Room: Ceiling Height 10
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 900
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 32
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 12
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • On-Site Kitchen true
  • Outdoor Event Space true
  • Total Venue Capacity 19384
  • Banquet Capacity 460
  • Number of Rooms 12
  • Classroom Capacity 312