Ellis Park Stadium, also known as Emirates Airline Park due to sponsorship reasons, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It is primarily used for rugby union matches and has a rich history in the sport.
Emirates Airline Park, also popularly known by its old name Ellis Park Stadium, was constructed in 1928 and named for JD Ellis who initially made the land for the stadium available.
In 2009, the stadium played host to the FIFA Confederations Cup final. The stadium was upgraded prior to the event, considered a dress rehearsal for the FIFA World Cup in 2010, during which the stadium also hosted numerous international football matches.
Ellis Park Stadium Seating Capacity is 62,567.
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|Ellis Park Stadium Capacity||62,567|
|Ellis Park Stadium Record match attendance||97,000 (1995 Rugby World Cup final)|
|The home team (Tenant)||Lions (Rugby Union)|
|Ellis Park Stadium Surface & field size||Grass; 100 x 68 meters|
|Ellis Park Stadium Roof details & design||Open-air stadium with no roof|
|Ellis Park Stadium Location details||Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Ellis Park Stadium Location coordinates||Latitude: -26.1872, Longitude: 28.0537|
|Ellis Park Stadium Former names||Ellis Park Stadium|
|Tickets prices||Prices may vary depending on the event. It is recommended to check the official website|
|Ellis Park Stadium Air conditioning||The stadium does not have air conditioning.|
|Ellis Park Stadium Contact Address||Ellis Park Stadium, Cnr Sivewright Ave & Miller St, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg, 2094, South Africa.
Telephone Number: +27 (0)86 056-2874
|Ellis Park Stadium Construction cost||Unknown|
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|Ellis Park Stadium WiFi||WiFi is available within the stadium.|
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|Ellis Park Stadium Official website||http://www.ellispark.co.za/|
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|Ellis Park Stadium Parking||Parking facilities are available near and within the stadium perimeter. The VIP car park is located within the stadium perimeter itself, to the southwest. It can be accessed off Upper Railway Road. The general admission car park is to the east of the stadium, on the premises of Ellis Park Swimming Pool. It can be accessed via North Park Lane (off South Park Lane)|