Tour the New, Improved Arrowhead Stadium
The Chiefs will show off their $375 million renovations this season. The renovations include increasing the number of suites from 80 to 126, including a new row of suites in an area formerly occupied by the press box. Watch a brief tour of the stadium, which highlights those suites, an interactive kid’s sports lab, an area dedicated to Chiefs history, and much more: http://www.fox4kc.com/news/wdaf-story-chiefs-new-arrowhead-072310,0,4543990.story.
The New Arrowhead By the Numbers:
- 10,850,299 linear feet of steel rebar were used on the project--equal to 36,168 football fields.
- 1,570 tons of steel were used in the New Arrowhead.
- 115,096,950 wet pounds of concrete were utilized in the renovation, equal to the weight of 10 Apache helicopters.
- 1,147 days of construction from the groundbreaking on July 25, 2007 to the grand opening September 13, 2010.
- 1,978,000 hours of construction labor were devoted to the project.
- 2,149 32" televisions would equal the size of the two ArrowVision HD video boards that measure 37 x 150 feet and 42 x 100 feet, respectively.
- 28,000 -square foot Chiefs Hall of Honor showcasing exhibits and artifacts from the franchise's illustrious history.
- 231,000 gross square footage of the VIP Club level equaling the size of the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City.
- 2,074 linear feet of digital ribbon board circling the stadium.
- 5,000-square foot team store, open year-round.
- 364 seats available for fans with disabilities, almost a 300% increase.
- 40-foot-wide concourses, large enough to park 5 semi-trucks side by side.
- 1,172 toilet fixtures, an 83% increase.
- 100 additional desktop workspaces for members of the media.
- 445 concession purchase points for fans, a 47% increase.
- 850 panels of glass were installed throughout the stadium.
- 22,134 trees and plants were landscaped on the New Arrowhead grounds.