Representing the people and the personality of Colorado, Sports Authority Field at Mile High honors the unique and special traditions of original Mile High Stadium, one of the most storied and beloved stadiums in National Football League history.
Located less than 50' from the site of original Mile High Stadium, Sports Authority Field at Mile High stands at an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, a characteristic that remains today as one of the most internationally recognized of any sports venue in the world.
With a unique, undulating upper profile and a skin of steel, glass and aluminum, Sports Authority Field at Mile High reflects the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Denver skyline to the east, a focal point on the Denver skyline and a proud symbol of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High provides outstanding, unobstructed views for 76,125 fans on five levels of seating, including 8,200 club seats and 144 luxury suites. While seating only two more fans than original Mile High Stadium, Sports Authority Field is more than twice as large, encompassing a total of 1.8 million square feet.
Sports Authority Field at Mile high was constructed at a cost of $ 400.7 million dollars and was designed and built by Turner / Empire / Alvarado Construction and HNTB Architects in association with Fentress Bradburn Architects and Bertram A. Bruton Architects. The stadium opened on August 11, 2001.
Sports Authority Field at Mile High is owned by the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (MFSD) and managed by Stadium Management Company, LLC (SMC), a subsidiary of the Denver Broncos Football Club.