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The Viking Stadium is the arena opened in 2004, the Norwegian football club Viking Stavanger. The city of Stavanger is in Rogaland on the southern tip of Norway.
The club's stadium was inaugurated in 1917 replaced the Stavanger Stadium. It now offers 16,300 covered courts ( 500 standing ) to soccer games. The sports complex is equipped with modern facilities such as VIP boxes, infrared radiators fitted under the stadium roof to warming the audience and soil heating.
The stadium would be a possible venue for the European Football Championship in 2016 was, to which Norway and Sweden had applied jointly. There were plans to expand the stadium to at least 30,000 seats. On 9 December 2009, the two organizations withdrew the application.
- Capacity: 16,300 seats
- Seats: 15,800
- Standing: 500
- Attendance record: 16,600 spectators at the Tippeligaen game Viking Stavanger - Brann Bergen ( 3-1 ) on 24 June 2007
- Commercial Space: 9000 square meters
- VIP boxes: 38
- VIP box seats: 1,040
- Total cost: 160 million NOK ( € 20 million )
- Height of the stadium: 22 meters
- Floodlights: 1.400 Lux
- Inputs: 14
- Field Dimensions: 105 x 68 meters
The total cost of NOK 160 million was financed by the municipality Stavanger with 50 million NOK; Lottery revenues and NOK 10 million tax abatement; the sale of commercial space brought 22 million NOK; a sponsorship deal with the SR- Bank of NOK 17 million over 8 years. These long-term loans are also agreed with the SR- Bank over 30 million NOK, and finally 31 million NOK capital.