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Sam Boyd Stadium serves as a football stadium and an entertainment arena.

The stadium is located approximately seven miles from both the UNLV Main Campus and McCarran International Airport. The stadium, initially built in 1971, the stadium underwent a renovation during 1999. The transformation allowed the stadium to expand to its present capacity of 36,800 (with the ability to seat more than 40,000 when called for).


Sam Boyd Stadium
7000 E. Russell Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89122

Quick Facts

Year Opened: 1971
Building Floors: 6
Gross Square Feet: 145,635