• ANZ Stadium Fast Facts

ANZ STADIUM FAST FACTS

  Stage 1 Stage 2
Capacity 110,000 80,000
Highest Point 58 metres above ground level (approx. 14 storeys)  
Site Area 16 hectares  
Olympic Track & Field Arena 120 metres wide, 197 metres long  
Roof size 30,000 sq.m  
Roof weight 4,100 tonnes  
Main arch span 295.6 metres (could fit 4 Boeing 747’s side to side)  
Construction Obayashi Corporation/Multiplex Constructions  
Design Bligh Lobb Sports Architects  
Construction began September 1996 October 2001
Completion March 1999 October 2003
Cost $690 million $80 million
Soil moved 55,000 cubic metres  
Largest crane lift 250 tonnes (to lift main arch)  
Concrete used 90,000 cubic metres  
Concrete trucks loads 18,000  
Structural Steel 12,000 tonnes  
Reinforcing 10,000 tonnes  
Peak construction workforce 1,500 workers  
Number of levels 7  
No. of seats undercover 60,000 75,000
Capacity of temporary end stands 30,000  
Number of piles in foundations 2,600  
Lenth of electrical cabling 180km  
No. of masonry blocks 1,000,000