Arrowhead Stadium Gate Guide (2021 info)


If you are heading to a Kansas City Chiefs game, this Arrowhead Stadium Gate Guide will help you understand where the different parking gates and stadium gates are located around Arrowhead Stadium. These are the parking gates and stadium gates that we cover in this guide:

  • Parking Gate 1
  • Parking Gate 2
  • Parking Gate 3
  • Parking Gate 4
  • Parking Gate 5
  • Parking Gate 6
  • Parking Gate 7
  • Founder’s Plaza Gate Arrowhead Stadium
  • T Mobile Gate Arrowhead Stadium
  • Gate C Arrowhead Stadium
  • GEHA Gate Arrowhead Stadium
  • Tower Gate Arrowhead Stadium
  • CommunityAmerica Gate Arrowhead Stadium
  • Gate G Arrowhead Stadium
  • HyVee Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

***Sportsfanfocus.com has no affiliation with the Chiefs or NFL. This article is to serve as a helpful resource for fans trying to attend Arrowhead Stadium. For all official information, we encourage you to contact the Chiefs directly. This is where you can view the contact information for the Chiefs. And this is where you can access Arrowhead Stadium information from the Chiefs’ official website.

Parking Gates Arrowhead Stadium

The following sections are in regards to the parking gates to gain entry to the Arrowhead Stadium parking lots. Arrowhead Stadium Parking has 7 different entry gates, numbered 1-7. Let’s take a closer look at those 7 parking gates at Arrowhead Stadium.

One of the best resources to use for Arrowhead Stadium parking is the resources that the Chiefs provide on their official website. They give real time traffic updates and other pertinent information. This is where you can access the Chiefs official parking information. We recommend relying on that resource.

Gate 1 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 1 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 1 is located northeast of Arrowhead Stadium on E Red Coat Drive. This Gate is near I-70 and the Blue Ridge Cutoff. You will turn south from I-70 onto the Blue Ridge Cutoff, and Gate 1 is located directly across from a BP Gas Station. This is what it looks like as you pull up near the Gate 1 Arrowhead Stadium entrance.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in the Google maps via Chiefs official website. Gate 1 at Arrowhead is recommended for use by fans coming from these locations:

  • Blue Springs
  • Grain Valley
  • Independence
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Liberty
  • Raytown
  • Smithville

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 1 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. We advise you to check through the official Chiefs site by clicking here.

Gate 2 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 2 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 2 is located east of Arrowhead Stadium on Stadium Entrance D Drive. This Gate is off of Blue Ridge Cutoff. The entrance to Gate 2 at Arrowhead is located across from a Phillips 66 Gas Station. This is what it looks like as you pull up near the Gate 2 Arrowhead Stadium entrance.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in Google maps via Chiefs official website. Click here to view an image of the toll booths at Gate 2.

Gate 2 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Blue Springs
  • Grain Valley
  • Independence
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Liberty
  • Raytown
  • Smithville

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 2 at Arrowhead Stadium. Also, it is best to verify that parking is not being re-routed to a different gate. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).

Gate 3 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 3 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 3 is located southeast of Arrowhead Stadium on Royal Way. This Gate is off of Blue Ridge Cutoff. If you are approaching Gate 3 coming from I-70, the Royal Way turn for Gate 3 will be at the top of a small hill. You will see signs indicating Gate 3 is coming. Here is a look at the view as you near Gate 3 headed south on Blue Ridge Cutoff.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to see a Google Street View image of the entrance to Gate 3 at Arrowhead Stadium. Click here to view an image of the toll booths that service Gate 3. Click here to view Gate 3 Arrowhead Stadium in Google maps via Chiefs official website.

Gate 3 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Blue Springs
  • Grain Valley
  • Independence
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Liberty
  • Raytown
  • Smithville

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 3 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).

Gate 4 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 4 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 4 is located southeast of Arrowhead Stadium on Sportsman Drive. You will turn off of Raytown Road onto Sportsman Drive. This is what Gate 4 Arrowhead Stadium looks like as you pull up near it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in Google maps via Chiefs official website. Click here to view an image of the toll booths that service Gate 4.

Gate 4 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Blue Springs
  • Grain Valley
  • Independence
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Liberty
  • Raytown
  • Smithville

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 4 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).

Gate 5 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 5 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 5 is located west of Arrowhead Stadium on Lancer Lane. It can be accessed from I-435 or Raytown Road. This is a popular Gate for many fans coming from the Kansas side.

Here is a view of the entrance to gate 5 from Raytown Road (you can see I-435 in the background). If you are coming in from I-435 North, you will be taking the “Sports Complex Raytown Road” exit – this is what you will be looking at (Google Street View).

An easy mistake to make from I-435N is to take the “Sports Complex Stadium Drive” exit instead of the “Sports Complex Raytown Road” exit. If you take the Stadium Drive exit, that will not lead you to Gate 5 (it leads to Gate 6 and 7). Here is a Google Street View image of the 2 exits side-by-side so that you can prepare yourself.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in Google maps via Chiefs official website. Click here to view an image of the toll booths that service Gate 5.

Gate 5 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Grandview
  • Harrisonville
  • Leawood
  • Lenexa
  • Olathe
  • Overland Park
  • Praire Village
  • Raymore
  • Raytown
  • Shawnee

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 5 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).

Gate 6 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 6 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 6 is northwest of Arrowhead Stadium on Chiefs Way, located just off of Stadium Drive. It can be easily accessed from I-435 North. This is a popular Gate for many fans coming from the Kansas side. Here is a view of the entrance to gate 6 from Stadium Drive.

If you are coming in from I-435 North, you will be taking the “Sports Complex Stadium Drive” exit. As I mentioned earlier, this exit can be easily confused with “Sports Complex Raytown Road”, which is another exit off of I-435 North. Here is a Google Street View image of the 2 exits side-by-side so that you can prepare yourself.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in Google maps via Chiefs official website. Click here to view an image of the toll booths that service Gate 6.

Gate 6 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Grandview
  • Harrisonville
  • Leawood
  • Lenexa
  • Olathe
  • Overland Park
  • Praire Village
  • Raymore
  • Raytown
  • Shawnee

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 6 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).

Gate 7 Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate 7 at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate 7 is north of Arrowhead Stadium on Royal Way, located just off of Stadium Drive. It can be easily accessed from I-435 North. Here is a view of the entrance to gate 7 from Stadium Drive.

If you are coming in from I-435 North, you will be taking the “Sports Complex Stadium Drive” exit. As I mentioned earlier, this exit can be easily confused with “Sports Complex Raytown Road”, which is another exit off of I-435 North. Here is a Google Street View image of the 2 exits side-by-side so that you can prepare yourself.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate in Google maps via Chiefs official website. This is what it looks like as you drive down Royal Way through Gate 7.

Gate 7 at Arrowhead can be used by fans coming from locations like:

  • Harrisonville
  • Grandview
  • Independence
  • Leawood
  • Lenexa
  • Olathe
  • Overland Park
  • Praire Village
  • Raymore
  • Raytown
  • Shawnee

You will need to verify that your lot location is eligible with Gate 7 at Arrowhead Stadium. Not all parking lots are available through this gate. Verifying details on the official Chiefs site is advised (click here).


Stadium Gates Arrowhead Stadium

The following sections are in regards to the stadium entry gates on the outside of the stadium. Arrowhead Stadium has 8 different stadium gates. A stadium gate is where you present your ticket to gain entrance to the stadium. Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. **The sections above were parking gates, where you pay/enter parking lots.

**For more information regarding tickets, visit our article about the best places to buy Chiefs tickets. To find out how and where to purchase tickets at Arrowhead Stadium, visit our article: Can you buy tickets at Arrowhead Stadium?

Founder’s Plaza Gate Arrowhead

Where is the Founder’s Plaza Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

The Founder’s Plaza gate is located on the northeast side of the stadium, just off Chiefs Way. This is on the side of Arrowhead that is nearest to Kauffman Stadium. This is what the Founder’s Plaza Gate looks like as you walk up near it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. The Founder’s Plaza at Arrowhead is a popular tailgating area before the game, and can be quite busy near game time (so prepare accordingly). This gate is on the same side of the stadium as the visitor’s bench.

The Founder’s Plaza Gate is in reference to Lamar Hunt, who was a principal founder of the AFL, and the founder of the Kansas City Chiefs. A Lamar Hunt statue stands out in front of the Founder’s Plaza Gate.

There is a Chiefs Pro Shop inside the stadium near the Founder’s Plaza Gate. The Chiefs main ticket office is also located on the Founder’s Plaza, and there will be several ticket windows on the outside of the Plaza (view).

The Founder’s Plaza Gate might make the most sense if you seats are located in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 101-104; 135-136
  • Sections: 205-204; 244-246
  • Sections: 305-304; 344-346

T Mobile Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Where is the T-Mobile Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

The T Mobile Gate (formerly the Spring Gate) at Arrowhead Stadium is a corner gate located on the east side of the stadium, near the intersection of Red Coat Lane and Chiefs Way. This is what the gate (formerly Spring Gate) looks like as you walk up near it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. The T Mobile Gate is on the side of Arrowhead Stadium nearest to Kauffman Stadium. It is located on the corner of the stadium that is the south endzone, visitor’s sideline (view).

The T Mobile Gate might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 105-107
  • Sections: 205-208
  • Sections: 305-308

Gate C Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate C at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate C at Arrowhead Stadium is an endzone gate located on the south side of the stadium, just off Red Coat Lane. This is what Gate C looks like as you approach it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. Gate C is located under a facade of plaza windows and is directly under the endzone jumbotron screen. Again, it is right off Red Coat Lane (view).

Gate C might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 108-111
  • Sections: 209-215
  • Sections: 309-315

GEHA Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Where is the GEHA Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

GEHA Gate (formerly called Gate D) at Arrowhead Stadium is a corner gate located on the south side of the stadium, near the intersection of Red Coat Lane and Arrowhead Drive. This is what GEHA Gate (formerly Gate D) looks like as you walk up near it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. GEHA Gate is located on the corner of the stadium that is the south endzone, home sideline. Here is a look at the inside of GEHA Gate at Arrowhead Stadium.

The GEHA Gate might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 112-116
  • Sections: 216-220
  • Sections: 316-320

Tower Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Where is the Tower Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

The Tower Gate at Arrowhead Stadium is a major sideline gate located on the west side of the stadium, just off Arrowhead Drive. This is what the Tower Gate Arrowhead Stadium entrance looks like as you walk up to it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. The Tower Gate is located on the home bench side of the stadium, which is the side of Arrowhead that is farthest away from Kaufmann Stadium. The Tower Gate is located under a double facade of plaza windows, and has nearby ticket widows (view).

The Tower Gate might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 117-121
  • Sections: 221-227
  • Sections: 321-327

CommunityAmerica Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Where is the CommunityAmerica Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

The CommunityAmerica Gate at Arrowhead Stadium is a corner gate located on the west side of the stadium, near the intersection of Arrowhead Drive and Lancer Lane. This is what the CommunityAmerica Gate Arrowhead Stadium looks like as you walk up to it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. The CommunityAmerica Gate is located on the corner of the stadium that is the north endzone, home sideline. Again, this gate is near the intersection of Lancer Lane and Arrowhead Drive (view).

The CommunityAmerica Gate might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 122-125
  • Sections: 228-232
  • Sections: 328-331

Gate G Arrowhead Stadium

Where is Gate G at Arrowhead Stadium?

Gate G at Arrowhead Stadium is an endzone gate located on the northwest side of the stadium, just off Lancer Lane. This is what Gate G Arrowhead Stadium looks like as you approach it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. Gate G is located under a facade of plaza windows and is under the endzone jumbotron screen. Again, this is an endzone gate located off of Lancer Lane (view).

Gate G might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 126-130
  • Sections: 233-238
  • Sections: 332-338

HyVee Gate Arrowhead Stadium

Where is the HyVee Gate at Arrowhead Stadium?

The HyVee Gate at Arrowhead Stadium is a corner gate located on the north side of the stadium, near the intersection of Lancer Lane and Chiefs Way. This is what the HyVee Gate Arrowhead Stadium looks like as you approach it.

Update – The Chiefs advise you to purchase parking prior to arrival at the stadium. No cash will be accepted at the parking toll booths at Arrowhead Stadium. Buying in advance often saves you money. This is where you can view current parking passes available for Kansas City Chiefs home games (affiliate link takes you to VividSeats.com).

Click here to view this gate’s position on the Chiefs official stadium map. The HyVee Gate is located on the corner of the stadium that is the north endzone, visitor’s sideline. This gate is on the side of the stadium nearest to Kaufmann Stadium (view).

The HyVee Gate might make the most sense if your tickets are in one of these sections:

  • Sections: 131-134
  • Sections: 239-243
  • Sections: 339-343

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