The George M. Sullivan Arena is an arena in Anchorage, Alaska.The arena opened in 1983 and has a seating capacity of 8,700 for basketball, 6,251 for hockey. It is home to the Alaska Aces ECHL ice hockey team, the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves hockey team (WCHA), the Great Alaska Shootout basketball tournament, and the Alaska Fighting Championship mixed martial arts events.
It is east of Mulcahy Stadium across a parking lot.The arena is named after former Anchorage mayor George M. Sullivan. It is owned by the Municipality of Anchorage and operated by SMG, a nationwide property management company.For hockey, the Sullivan Arena offers 6,251 seats with a standing room capacity of 6,451. If areas designated for wheel chairs are included, the arena can seat 6,290, plus standing room, during hockey games.A new arena for the Seawolves basketball team and the Great Alaska Shootout is currently being planned.