Turk Telekom Arena

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Türk Telekom Arena
Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi (during UEFA-organised games)
Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi Türk Telekom Arena5.jpg
Interior view
Full name Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi
Türk Telekom Arena
Location Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 41°6′10.33″N 28°59′25.51″E / 41.1028694°N 28.9904194°E / 41.1028694; 28.9904194Coordinates: 41°6′10.33″N 28°59′25.51″E / 41.1028694°N 28.9904194°E / 41.1028694; 28.9904194
Broke ground 13 December 2007
Opened 15 January 2011
Owner Galatasaray S.K.
Operator Anschutz Entertainment Group
Surface Grass
Construction cost $ 250 million
Architect 'asp' architekten Stuttgart
Capacity 52,652 (all seater)
70,000 (concerts)
Executive Suites 213
(157 built)
(29 u/c)
(27 proposed)
Field dimensions 105m x 68m


Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi - Türk Telekom Arena is a new multi-purpose stadium in the Şişli district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the new home ground for Galatasaray S.K., replacing the old Ali Sami Yen Stadium. The stadium has an all seated capacity of 52,652.



Turk Telekom Arena

Dimensions[change | change source]

  • Stadium: 195,000 m² - 228m x 190m x 70m
  • Playing level: 120 m x 83 m
  • Gross grass area: 111 m x 72 m
  • Playing field: 105 m x 68 m

Construction[change | change source]

  • Total concrete used during stadium construction: 190,000 m³
  • Total steel used during stadium construction: 35,000 tonnes
  • Total steel used for the roof: 5,500 tonnes