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Not to be confused with the former name American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

American Airlines Center
The Hangar
The House that Dirk Built
Location: 2500 Victory Avenue
Dallas, Texas
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Arena information
Owner: City of Dallas
Operator: Center Operating Company, L.P.
(a joint venture between the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars)
Capacity: Basketball: 19,200, up to 21,146 with standing room
Ice Hockey: 18,819, up to 19,323 with standing room
Broke ground: September 1, 1999
Opened: July 17, 2001
Construction cost: $420 million
($606 million in 2019 dollars)
Dallas Mavericks (NBA) (2001–present)
Dallas Stars (NHL) (2001–present)
Dallas Desperados (AFL) (2002, 2004–2008)
Dallas Vigilantes (AFL) (2010–2011)
Floor design
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks court logo

American Airlines Center is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood in downtown Dallas, Texas, home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena is also used for concerts and other live entertainment. It opened in 2001 at a cost of $420 million.