Gelora Bandung Lautan Api Stadium (Indonesian: Stadion Gelora Bandung Lautan Api), previously known as Gedebage Stadium (Indonesian: Stadion Gedebage) is a sports stadium located in Mekar Mulya, District Gedebage, Bandung. Stadium is in between steps Cileunyi Highway 151 and KM-Padalarang Bypass Road Soekarno-Hatta Bandung.
Access road to the stadium will be made toll in section 149 KM Cileunyi Toll-Padalarang and road from the railway station and from the Rancanumpang Cimekar. Created also a new road about 2 miles down the highway, in addition to the existing roads. The stadium will be the home base of the football club from the city of Bandung is Persib Bandung.
Gedebage Stadium is right in Bandung Ancient lake basin where land is easily collapsed and was built as high as 5 meters from the ground. However, due to soft land use, elevation will drop height of 1.7 meters up to 3.3 meters. Therefore, until the implementation phase of the project is a major obstacle pengurugan land and permitting delays to PU for openings toll access to transport material. Land for building the stadium is 24.5 hectares, while that with other supporting facilities targeted 40 hectares.
Existing ground for the stadium is in the form of rice with soft clay material generally thickness of 30 meters. Therefore, high-tech engineering construction do like sewing / mengobras ground with installation tool pipelines PVD (Prefabricated Vertical Drain). PVD is fitted with a distance of 1.3 x 1.3 meters deep as 20 meters.
Each urugan thickness of 30 cm, made installation of geotextile material sheet. Further tailoring of activities pengurugan soil thickness of 5 meters, 1.7 meters will be dropped so that the stadium is located at a height of 3.3 meters above ground level now. Because this technology is expensive, it is only done on the stadium area of 5000 square meters.
Gedebage stadium international adheres to the standards for stadium design. The grass used is Zoysia matrella (Linn) Merr which is of FIFA standard class. The stadium is equipped with; a football pitch, athletics , work, circulation, full roving grandstand roof, service, big screen and a chair with fire proof seats from Ferco Seating Ltd. brand. The FIFA standards for spectator seats allow only 38,000 people. Standing only, the Gedebage Stadium could accommodate 72,000 people.