Heinz Field is a sports stadium located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Heinz Field is the home stadium facility of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL franchise and the University of Pittsburgh Panthers college football team. The stadium sits on approximatelt 12.4 acres of land and has a capacity of 64,450. Heinz Field is only used as a football facility. The stadium opened in August 2001 and the Steelers debuted there during the 2001-2002 NFL season.