Eihusen Arena

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Eihusen Arena
Location700 East Stolley Park Road
Grand Island, Nebraska 68801
Coordinates 40°54′20″N98°19′48″W / 40.905477°N 98.32989°W / 40.905477; -98.32989 Coordinates: 40°54′20″N98°19′48″W / 40.905477°N 98.32989°W / 40.905477; -98.32989
Capacity 7,500 seats (6,000 concourse, 1,500 floor)
Opened2006
Tenants
Nebraska Danger (IFL) (2011–2019)
Website
heartlandeventscenter.com

The Eihusen Arena is a 7,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Grand Island, Nebraska, USA. Opened in 2006 as part of the Heartland Events Center at Fonner Park, it hosts local sporting events and concerts. It was also home to the Indoor Football League's Nebraska Danger, which began play in 2011.

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Grand Island, Nebraska City in Nebraska, United States

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