Facts and Figures

On the following pages you will find a multitude of facts and figures concerning the Olympiastadion Berlin.

Find information on our state-of-the-art roof, the stadium itself, technical details or maximum capacity. There's something here for everyone.

Capacity

Capacity

Total: 74.649 Spectators

Upper tier (31 seating rows): 36.456 seats

  • 36.033 regular seats at an average slope of 23 degrees
  • 290 seats on the Press Stand
  • 133 in Skyboxes

Lower tier (42 seating rows): 38.013 seats

  • 32.490 regular seats at an average slope of 25,4 degrees
  • 560 Box seats
  • 563 Lounge seats (expandable to 743)
  • 4.226 Business Seats
  • 174 Wheelchair spaces

Infield:

Depending on the kind of stage built in the infield and the escape routes, up to 25.000 spectators can fill the infield.

 

VIP areas

VIP areas

  • 50 boxes for 10 people ( 6 on the VIP stand)
  • 8 boxes for 20 people (2 on the VIP stand)
  • 3 Executive Clubs (in blocks L, P and D)
  • 13 Skyboxes
  • Hall of Honour and Coubertin Hall
  • Atrium with 4 levels

You can find more information on our VIP areas here.

Building specifications and areas

Building specifications and areas

Building specifications:

Two story collonades with 136 Pillars

  • Circumference: approx. 803m
  • Heigth: 16,37m, 21,26m at the attic (roof edge)
  • Depth below ground level:: 15m (pitch), 17,40m (level -4 Atrium)
  • Opening at Marathon Gate: 24,65m at its narrowest spot)
  • Width North-South:: 230,73m
  • Length East-West: 304,26m
  • Infield: Width 116,11m, Length 189,97m

Areas:

  • Stadium: 56.616m²
  • Osttor Plaza: 7.729m²
  • Südtor Plaza: 3.238m²
  • Swimming Pool Plaza: 2.797m²
  • Maifeld Plaza: 4.326m²
  • Path around stadium: 3.727m² (inside driving lane around stadium)
  • Südtor parking area (PO Süd): 4.533m²

Roof specifications

Roof specifications

Roof construction

Total roof area: ca. 42.000m²

  • Upper roof membrane: approx. 27.000m², distributed to 77 sectors
  • Lower roof membrane: approx. 28.000m²
  • Glass surface: 6006m²

Material: PTFE-coated glass fiber (PTFE: Polytetrafluorethylen)
Roof width: approx. 68m
Distance roof to infield: 39,99m
Roof weight: ca. 3.500t

Number of steel posts inside seating area: 20 with the distance between posts ranging from 32 to 40m and a length of 8,50m
Diameter: bifurcation 35cm, pedestal 26cm
Number of outside posts: 132
Binders: 76
Material: Steel St 52 and St 37

Sports areas

Sports areas

  • Width / Length pitch: 105m x 68m (7.140m²)
  • Width/Length field: 109,90m x 73m (8.022,7m²)
  • Track Certificate Class 1 IAAF
  • Lanes: 9 lanes for 110m, 8 lanes for 400m
  • Obstacle trench in western curve segment
  • 4 Facilities for long and triple jump
  • 4 Facilities for Pole Vault
  • 4 Facilities for Shot-put
  • 1 Facility each for Discus and Hammer Throw
  • 2 Facilities for Javelin

Warm-up training hall:

  • Total length: 120m (100m track, plus long jump facility)
  • Total area: 1.990m²

Kiosks

Kiosks

Lower Tier:

  • 12 Kiosks
  • 1 Restaurant

Upper Tier:

  • 12 Kiosks

Outer areas:

  • 12 mobile Kioskes (minimum)

Kiosks for Merchandising:

  • one at the Südtor Plaza and one at the Osttor Plaza

Sanitary area

Sanitary areas

Sanitary areas in the Lower Tier:

  • Men: 176 Urinals, 44 WC
  • Women: 121 WC
  • Handicap accessible: 4 WC

Sanitary areas in the Upper Tier:

  • Men: 184 Urinals, 30 WC
  • Women: 96 WC

Outer areas:

  • Men: 96 Urinals, 12 WC
  • Women: 20 WC

Light, Video and Sound

Light, Video and Sound

Floodlight system

  • Manufacturer: Sill
  • 155 Double metal halide lamps with 2000 Watts each
  • Performance at least 1.500 Lux

Ring of Fire

  • 610 tubes

Membrane Lighting

  • ca. 4.200 tubes and 304 emergency lights integrated in the roof
  • ca. 300kW performance

Video Wall eastern stands:

  • Manufacturer: Daktronics (USA)
  • Size 137,5m² (15,72m x 8,76m)
  • Resolution 688 x 384 Pixels
  • Performance 150.580 Watts
  • 1.032 Pixel elements (43x24 elements)

Video Wall north stands:

  • Manufacturer: Daktronics (USA)
  • Size 57,75m², (10,22m x 5,65m)
  • Resolution 448 x 248 Pixels
  • Performance 65.375 Watts
  • 434 Pixel elements (28x15,5 elements)

Speakers:

  • Manufacturer: Electrovoice
  • 19 speaker units with a total of 180 speakers (EV XLCLinearray)
  • 84 power amplifiers (Electrovoice)
  • ca. 112dB maximum sound level, 150.000 Watts