Telenor Arena

Architecture & Buildings

Europe, Norway, Akershus

Telenor Arena, sometimes referred to as Fornebu Arena, is a multi-use indoor arena located at Fornebu in Bærum, outside Oslo, Norway. It serves primarily as a football stadium for Norwegian Premier League side Stabæk Fotball, but is also used as a concert venue. It has a capacity for 15,000 spectators for football and 23,000 for concerts, including 40 luxury boxes and club seating for 1,200. The venue has a fixed roof and artificial turf. The venue was opened ahead of the 2009 season as a replacement for Nadderud Stadion. It cost 585 million Norwegian krone (NOK) to built, of which NOK 300 million was for the sports venue. It has hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, as well as concerts for AC/DC, Tina Turner, Metallica and Andrea Bocelli. Telenor holds the naming rights for the venue.