Home of Miami Heat
Source: 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.
There doesn't appear to be any public tour offerings at this time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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