The following is a list of notable sports stadiums, ordered by their capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators they can normally accommodate. The capacity figures are standard, permanent total capacity, including both seating and any permanent standing areas.
1. Rungnado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang, North Korea
150,000 spectators. This multi-purpose stadium was completed on May 1, 1989. It is currently used for soccer matches, a few athletics matches, but most often for Arirang Festival performances, which is gymnastics and artistic festival.
2. Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, India
120,000 spectators. A multi-purpose stadium used for soccer and athletics. It was opened in January 1984.
3. Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
109,901 spectators. Nicknamed “The Big House”, this football stadium for the University of Michigan was built in 1927 and was expended several times since then (last time in 2010). It is the home of the Michigan Wolverines football team.
4. Beaver Stadium, State College, PA, United States
106,572 spectators. This football stadium is located on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University and the home stadium of Penn State Nittany Lions football team. It first opened on September 17, 1960 and last expended in 2001.
5. Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico
105,000 spectators. Opened in 1966 and renovated in 1985, this soccer stadium is the official home stadium of the Mexico national team and the Mexican club Club América.