Las Vegas Stadium News & Updates: Location, Construction, Opening

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Read our guide for the latest Las Vegas Stadium news. Find out all of the details about the new Las Vegas Raiders football stadium including location, capacity, seating, construction, opening, and other news!

Below, we’ve compiled all of the updates about Las Vegas Stadium news that you want to know. This includes:

Grab a coffee and learn all about the newest NFL Football stadium and latest addition to the Las Vegas strip.


Las Vegas Stadium Location

The new Las Vegas Stadium is located just west of Interstate #15 at the south end of the Vegas Strip. It is a few hundred feet away from Mandalay Bay, one of Vegas’ most famous hotels.

In the overview below, you can see its location relative to a few other Vegas landmarks: T-Mobile Arena, MGM Grand, Excalibur, Luxor, and the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

The entrance to the new Las Vegas Stadium is at the northeast part of the parcel. The road that runs east-west in between Mandalay Bay and the Luxor is West Hacienda Avenue. Fans will be able to access the stadium on gameday via this bridge, which will be converted to a 100% pedestrian walkway on game days.

las vegas stadium overview



Las Vegas Stadium Opening Date

Under construction right now, the new stadium is expected to be ready by the start of the Las Vegas Raiders (formally Oakland) 2020 season. NFL pre-season begins the first week of August, so it is expected that the stadium will be ready by this date as well.

The first few events in the new stadium will be test runs in order to trial the stadium and find any flaws before the official opening in September 2020.



Latest Las Vegas Stadium News & Construction Updates

Below is a compilation of the latest Las Vegas Stadium news and updates:

July 4th: More media has been added to the second page of this article below. They show an engineered overview of the stadium, a new aerial shot showing the stadium in place with the Las Vegas skyline, and a recent drone flyover video of the stadium!

June 20th – A news release has reported that $247 million dollars have been spent constructing the stadium thus far. The Raiders NFL team has spent $172 million (19% of its commitment) towards the stadium project so far, the NFL G-4 loan program has spent 44 million (22%), and the public has spent 31 million (4%) so far.

The entire budget as reported in Las Vegas Stadium news releases is 1.8 billion dollars.

September 18th, 2017 – Construction has begun on the new Las Vegas Stadium, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Raiders owner Mark Davis, and tons of other former players, fans, and family in attendance for the event.



Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Information

The NFL Raiders, formally from Oakland, are the primary tenants of the new stadium. The other major user of the facility is the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Las Vegas Raiders Personal Seat License Details

In order to have the opportunity to buy season tickets for the Las Vegas Raiders in the new stadium, you must put down a $100 refundable deposit towards of personal seat license (PSL). At a later date, you will have the chance to pick out a seat in the stadium, where you will then have to pay a seat license fee.

A personal seat license also comes with the following perks:

  • The right to purchase 1 parking pass for every four seats.
  • Access to the exclusive Sideline Club for all Raiders games.
  • Right to purchase tickets for other events held at the stadium.
  • Membership to an exclusive service platform which includes news, updates, exclusive interviews, and upcoming events.
  • You have the right to re-sell your PSL once the stadium opens.

A deposit for the PSL can be put in at the official Stadium website. You will receive more Las Vegas Stadium news in the near future.



Other Las Vegas Stadium Details

  • The stadium is 10 stories high with a black and silver facade on the outside.
  • The roof is an ETFE clear plastic material.
  • There are retractable curtain-like side windows in the stadium that face the Las Vegas Strip.
  • The stadium will feature a roll-in natural grass field, similar to the one used by the Arizona Cardinals NFL team.
  • At peak, there will be 1,500 contractors working on the stadium at a time.
  • More than 20 cranes will be installed on-site.
  • Over 1 million cubic yards of dirt (over 35,000 double truck loads) have been excavated for the stadium.



Las Vegas Stadium Pictures & Videos

We’ve compiled a viewing of pictures and videos supplied and shown in all Las Vegas Stadium news articles. For efficiency, we’ve posted them all in a single spot on the next page.

Click the page 2 link below to see Las Vegas Stadium pictures and videos.


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