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WORLD CUP STADIUM GUIDE

WORLD CUP STADIUMS

Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Hosting the final of the World Cup, the current Luzhniki Stadium is located south-west of the centre of the city, on the same plot the original stadium was built back in 1956. Part of an Olympic complex, it features a ‘media roof’ and seats up to 81,000.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Luzhniki Stadium during the World Cup, your closest airport is Domodedovo Airport.

Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow

Located in the north-west of the city, Otkrytiye Arenam which will be rebranded as the Spartak Stadium during the World Cup in Russia, will host a number of the big games. It seats up to 45,360 people and offers covered seating for spectators.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Otkrytiye Arena during the World Cup in Russia, your closest airport is Domodedovo Airport.

Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Also called the Zenit Arena, the stadium is located on the western portion of Krestovsky Island and is the home of FC Zenit Saint Petesburg.Home to the final of the 2017 Confederations Cup, it offers a retractable roof and seating for up to 68,000 people.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Krestovsky Stadium during the World Cup, your closest airport is Pulkovo Airport.

Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad

Still under construction, the Kaliningrad Stadium (also known as the Arena Baltika) is located on Oktyabrsky Island in Kaliningrad, Russia. It will comprise of two-tiers, have a retractable roof, seat up to 25,000 and and be equipped with the latest security systems.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Kaliningrad Stadium during the World Cup in 2018, your closest airport is Khrabrovo Airport.

Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

Currently still under construction, the Rostov Arena will be located on the southern bank of the Don River and after the World Cup, host FC Rostov. Once complete, it will be able to sit 45,000 spectators and will also have covered seating.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Rostov Arena during the World Cup in 2018, your closest airport is Rostov-on-Don Airport.

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Fisht Olympic Stadium is within the Sochi Olympic Park, specially built for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. It has since been modified to include and open roof so it can be used as a football venue, and can seat us to 47,000 people.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Olympic Stadium Fisht during the World Cup, your closest airport is Sochi International Airport.

Volgograd Arena, Volgograd

Currently under construction, the Volgograd Arena is one of the many new venues being built specially for the world cup. Once completed it will host FC Rotor Volgograd and have a capacity of up to 45,568 spectators.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Central Stadium Volgogradskaya during the World Cup, your closest airport is Volgograd International Airport.

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Novgorod

Currently under construction, the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is another stadium being built to host a number of games during the World Cup in Russia. Once built it will be used by local team FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod and seat up to 45,000 spectators.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Stadion Nizhniy Novgorod during the World Cup, your closest airport is Strigino International Airport.

Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Still under construction, the Mordovia Arena in Saransk is another stadium being constructed specifically for the World Cup. That said, after the tournament it will be downsized from its 45,000 capacity to 28,00 and host local team FC Mordovia Saransk.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Mordovia Arena during the World Cup, your closest airport is Saransk Airport.

Cosmos Arena, Samara

For the duration of the World Cup the Cosmos Arena, which is currently still under construction, will be referred to as the Samara Arena. It will seat up to 44,918 spectators and will be home to FC Krylia Sovetov Samara once the tournament is concluded.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Cosmos Samara Stadium during the World Cup, your closest airport is Kurumoch International Airport.

Kazan Arena, Kazan

Completed in 2013, the Kazan Arena has the largest outside screen in Europe and has previously hosted games of the 2017 Confederations Cup. It seats up to 45,379 spectators and is home to FC Rubin Kazan.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Kazan Arena during the World Cup in 2018, your closest airport is Kazan International Airport.

Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg

One of the oldest stadiums to be used during the World Cup, it will be renamed Ekaterinburg Arena for the duration of the tournament. It has seating for up to 35,000 spectators and is being upgraded in readiness.

If you’re planning to attend a game at the Central Stadium during the World Cup, your closest airport is Koltsovo Airport.

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