Royal Arena is a modern multifunctional arena with capacity for up to 16,000 guests.
Located just a few kilometres from both Copenhagen city centre and the international airport, Royal Arena is a unique cultural meeting place on a large scale and, with its thoughtful design, the arena will attract the best in sports, culture and entertainment.
Good acoustics, great sightlines and genuine seat comfort will optimise the visitor experience at an arena whose open and elegant expression carries the award-winning Danish architects 3XN’s recognisable touch.
Royal Arena is operated by a company that is part of Live Nation Entertainment Inc., which is one of the world’s largest organisers of live entertainment. In addition to concerts featuring the biggest Danish and international artists, musicals, and TV and family shows, the arena will host international sporting events such as the European Short Course Swimming Championships in 2017 and ice hockey’s IIHF World Championship in 2018.
Royal Arena has a capacity of up to 16,000 seated and standing guests for cultural and musical events For sporting events, the capacity will be up to 12,500 spectators. The arena will be flexible and scalable, so it is possible to hold events in which only a small part of the arena and thus spectator capacity is utilised.
The arena will cover an area of up to 35,000 m2 in size, with large foyer areas and space for cafés, restaurants and bars that provide ample space for the audience. In addition, there are large service areas for performing artists, athletes and arena service functions.
Royal Arena has been designed based on a strong Scandinavian design tradition, where the emphasis is on quality, functionality and design. The 3XN team is behind the design.
The arena has an open ground floor and a public plateau at first floor level.
Most of the public will sit on three sides of the stage/track/court, but there is the option of having the public on the fourth side for sporting events and special cultural events. During concerts, it will be possible to retract the arena floor for the public.