Chang Arena - Buriram United F.C Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 13, 2021

Aerial view of the new I-Mobile Stadium

I-Mobile Stadium or traditionally just Buriram Stadium is a purpose-built football ground which is capable of seating 32,600 supporters per match. First opened in June 2011, the stadium is home to Thai Premier League side Buriram United F.C.

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Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Buriram United F.C
Opened:2011
Capacity:32,600
Address: Mueang Buri Ram District, Buri Ram, 31000
Stadium Names
Names:Buriram Stadium, The Thunder Castle (Nickname)
Former Names:New I-Mobile Stadium

Chang Arena History

The new I-Mobile Stadium first opened in June 2011, and less than a month later the ground hosted an international friendly match between Thailand and Myanmar to mark the occasion. The match wasn’t exactly the entertaining spectacle fans had hoped for as the home nation won by a single goal to nil.

Constructed over a period of 9 months beginning in October 2010, the stadium is believed to have cost an estimated $15 million U.S dollars which appears to be an absolute bargain for Thailand’s 2011 and 2013 treble winning Champions, Buriram United.

Located within the Mueang Buriram District, the stadium sits within a 150 acre plot of land which contains parking spaces for an estimated 1,500 vehicles including 500 cars, and 1000 motorcycles.

Known informally as “Thunder Castle” or the “fifth castle” of Buriram Province, New I-Mobile Stadium is actually the largest purpose-built football ground in Thailand.

Upon opening in 2011 the capacity sat at a respectable 24,000 however this figure was increased three years later in 2014. The renovation work saw the addition of 8,600 additional seats bringing the capacity up to 32,600.

How to get to Chang Arena

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Chang Arena?

Thai side Buriram United F.C play their home matches at Chang Arena.

What is the capacity of Chang Arena?

As of 2021 Chang Arena has an official seating capacity of 32,600 for Football matches.

When was Chang Arena opened?

Chang Arena officially opened in 2011 and is home to Buriram United F.C

What is the postcode for Chang Arena?

The postcode for Chang Arena is 31000.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Chang Arena in 2021. Please visit the official website of Buriram United F.C for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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