Ellis Park Stadium South Africa

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.

Below are more details on Ellis Park Stadium.

Item Details
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
Ellis Park Stadium Directions from nearby airports
  • From O.R. Tambo International Airport, take the R24 highway and follow the signs to Johannesburg. Take the M2 East ramp and continue onto the M2 highway. Take exit 11 for Joe Slovo Drive and continue straight. The stadium will be on your left.
Ellis Park Stadium Hotels nearby
  • Park Inn Sandton
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
  • Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch
  • City Lodge Hotel Newtown
  • Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Ellis Park Stadium WiFi WiFi is available within the stadium.
Ellis Park Stadium Weather (Average Temperatures in each month of the year)
  • January: 21°C (70°F)
  • February: 20°C (68°F)
  • March: 18°C (64°F)
  • April: 14°C (57°F)
  • May: 11°C (52°F)
  • June: 9°C (48°F)
  • July: 9°C (48°F)
  • August: 11°C (52°F)
  • September: 14°C (57°F)
  • October: 16°C (61°F)
  • November: 18°C (64°F)
  • December: 20°C (68°F)
Ellis Park Stadium Official website http://www.ellispark.co.za/
Ellis Park Stadium Social media profiles
Ellis Park Stadium Executive Team
  • CEO: Unknown
  • General Manager: Unknown
Ellis Park Stadium Nearby Stadiums or Arena
  • FNB Stadium
  • Coca-Cola Park (Wanderers Stadium)
  • Orlando Stadium
  • Standard Bank Arena
  • SuperSport Park
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)


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