American Airlines Center
American Airlines Center Since opening in July 2001, the American Airlines Center® has set a new standard for sports and entertainment and has become the premier venue of the South. It's grand complex with sweeping vistas and inviting passages comprise five concourses, 142 luxury suites and room for 20,000 fans or 18,532 Hockey Fans. The American Airlines Center has not stopped gaining recognition, recently it was rated one of the best facilities in the country by its fans in the "Voice of the Fan" JD Powers and Associates Survey. In 2002, it was named The Best Sports Venue by the Dallas Observer and received the 2001 "Best New Concert Venue" award from Pollstar Magazine. Designed by world-renowned architect David M. Schwarz and Dallas based HKS, Inc., the American Airlines Center is a combination of traditional architecture and hi-tech wizardry. Outside, the signature arches are warm and inviting, Inside, the retractable seating brings the bowl in closer to the action, allowing fans a more intimate experience and exceptional sight lines. With 2 years of experience under it's belt, the American Airlines Center is flying high and bringing the hottest sports and entertainment to Dallas!