American Airlines Arena

Home of the Miami Heat

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Address:

601 Biscayne Blvd

Miami, FL 33132 USA

Stadium Directions

Seating Capacity:

Basketball: 19,600

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Stadium Information

About American Airlines Arena:

The American Airlines Arena opened in 1999 and hosted the Miami Heat and Miami Sol. Now just the Miami Heat play here. The giant aircraft with the American Airlines logo is painted on the roof of the arena and this can be seen from airplanes taking off and landing at Miami International Airport.

Tour Info:

There doesn't appear to be any public tour offerings at this time.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

Purses, clear plastic bags, and fanny packs 14” x 14”x 6” or smaller will be permitted into the Arena.  All bags are subject to search.

There is no bag check service available at the arena.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

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Parking & Local Transportation

Parking Options

There are very few parking spaces and all of them are reserved for Premium seat and Dewar's 12 Clubhouse ticket holders.

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Bus Service:

MetroBus has 4 bus routes that go past American Airlines Arena. You can catch route 3, 103 route C, 119 route S, and route 93. Taking the bus costs $2.25 per way. you can use an EASY card or EASY ticket or pay cash. If you pay cash, you won't get change.

Rail Service:

If you want to use the MetroRail, you will have to get off at Government Center Station and transfer to the MetroMover's Omni Loop. Take that to Park West Station and walk to the arena. The cost is $2.25 per way for the MetroRail and the MetroMover is free.

Taxi Service:

Taxi drop-off is at Gate 3 on NE 8th Street on the north side of the arena. There is also the option for Water Taxi, and they have special rates on game day.

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Top Yelp Reviews

Tarun B.


Great arena to come and watch Miami Heat Games. I have only been here for basketball games so I can't comment on any other types of events. It is located...


Posted On: 2020-03-23 12:29:35

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Nicci A.


1/28/2020 - First thing First. Celtics played the Miami Heat and We Won!! GO CELTICS!! The American Airlines Area is very nice. We were met though by a...


Posted On: 2020-02-17 18:01:09

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Alexander M.


Experienced my first Miami Heat game here at the American Airlines Arena and it was a lot of fun! I don't go to many basketball games so I don't know what...


Posted On: 2019-12-23 14:43:18

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