is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, Florida along Biscayne Bay and is home to the Miami Heat of the NBA.
American Airlines maintains the AmericanAirlines Arena Travel Center at the venue. AmericanAirlines Arena should not be confused with the American Airlines Center, which is located in Dallas. The official spelling of the building is distinct as “American” and “Airlines” is considered as one word.
The AmericanAirlines Arena has 2,105 club seats, 80 luxury suites, and 76 private boxes. The Waterfront Theater is Florida’s largest theater which is housed within the arena, that can seat between 3,000 and 5,800. The theater can be configured for concerts, family events, musical theatre and other stage shows.
Location: 601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 Opened: 1999 Capacity: 19,600 (With upper levels), 16,000 (Without upper levels)
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AmericanAirlines Arena General Venue Information
Directional signs are located on:
* Northbound – I-95
* Southbound – I-95
* Eastbound – SR 836
* Westbound – I-395
From the North:
Take I-95 South to NW 8th Street. Travel south to NW 5th Street and turn left. Follow the signs to AmericanAirlines Arena.
From the South:
Take I-95 North to NW 2nd Street. Head north to NW 5th Street and make a right. Follow the signs to AmericanAirlines Arena.
From Eastbound on SR 836 (Dolphin Expressway):
Exit at NE 2nd Avenue. Head South to NE 8th St and make a left. Follow the signs to the AmericanAirlines Arena.
From Westbound on MacArthur Causeway (I-395):
Exit at Biscayne Blvd. Go south to NE 8th Street and turn left. Follow the signs to AmericanAirlines Arena.
From Southbound Biscayne Blvd (US1):
Turn left at NE 8th Street and follow the signs to the AmericanAirlines Arena.
From Northbound Biscayne Blvd (US1):
Turn right on Port Boulevard and follow the signs.
On-site Self Parking (NOT available for Heat games)
Valet Parking: $45-$50
off-site various locations
On-site Self Parking $15.00 – $25.00
Valet parking = $25.00 – $40.00
off-site various locations
Metrorail to the Government Center station. Transfer to the People Mover, which has a 2-car express service to the Freedom Tower station.
Take the 2-car express People Mover from the Freedom Tower station to the Government Center and then take the Metrorail.
Box Office Numbers
(786) 777-1250 Box Office
(786) 777-DUNK Group Sales
(305) 577-HEAT Miami Heat
Box Office Hours
(open for weekday on sales)
Types of Payment Accepted
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
Location: North side of the building (8th Street) near Gate 3
Opens: 90 minutes prior to event
Customer must present the actual credit card used for the purchase, a photo ID and Ticketmaster confirmation number in order to receive tickets.
Location: By Gate 3
4:00pm for Weekday Games
10:00am for 12noon games on Saturday and Sunday
3 hours prior for all other game times
Customer must present the actual credit card used for the purchase, a photo ID and Ticketmaster account confirmation number in order to receive tickets.
This is an accessible venue.
Items NOT Allowed:
– Bags, backpacks, briefcases, duffle bags
– Outside food or beverage
– Bottles, cans and coolers
– Professional cameras
– Cameras with detachable lens and/or magnified zoom capabilities
– Video or audio devices
– Illegal substances
– Laser pointers
– Whistles, horns or other noise makers
– Weapons of any kind
* Management reserves the right to restrict any article not specifically listed above. Management or Security personnel may request to inspect any bag or purse, entering into the Arena.
Items Allowed: contact venue
Smoking Policy: Smoking is NOT permitted in the building. There are designated smoking areas.
Dress Code: Shoes and shirts are required for all events.
Ages 0-1 admitted free on ticket holder’s lap. If child has celebrated their 2nd birthday, they MUST have a ticket to enter.
Children under the age of 2 are admitted free of charge. Children under 2 years of age are not guaranteed a seat and may be required to sit on the lap of a ticketed accompanying adult. Children 2 and over must have a valid ticket to attend a Miami HEAT game at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
ENTRY & EXIT POLICY FOR MIAMI HEAT:
The AmericanAirlines Arena enforces a “No Re-Entry Policy.” Guests may not exit the building and return without presenting the Ticket Taker with a valid, unused ticket.
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