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How many acres is a football field?


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A football field is the region of playing football. It consists several fixed measurements. Normally, a football field is of 120 yards long. Out of which 100 yards are used in playing area while each end zone consists 10 yards deep. According to acres, a football field of approximately 1.32 acres in size that means 57,600 square feet. The football field is marked with a line on every 5 yards and a number in every 10 yards.

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1.32 acres

To be more exact, one acre is 90.75% of a 100-yd-long by 53.33-yd-wide American football field (without the end zone). The full field, including the end zones, covers about 1.32 acres (0.53 ha).



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1.32 acres


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Do you love to watch football? Well, are you aware of the size of a football field? All your doubts regarding the size of a football field are cleared in the answer.

Football field acres-What does it mean?

Football field acres means we are talking about the size of the field where the famous sport, football is played. It is measured in the units of acres.

How many acres is a football field?

The standard football field and the playing field are 120 and 100 yards long. Each end zone is 10 yards deep. And there remains a uniform width of the field i.e. 53 ⅓ yards.

The calculation of the total area of the field with the end zones in as:

360x160=57600 square feet,

And we know that one acres is equivalent to 43560 square feet.

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How big is a football field! Wow!

Yes, the total size of a football field is 1.32 acres. Great. Right!

Wow, the goal posts are so big!

The height of the football goal crossbar is about 10 feet with 20 feet high each side post. So we get the entire structure as 30 feet high. You can observe a significant difference in the size of the NCCA, NFL goal posts and school goals posts. In the case of NCCA and NFL goal posts, it is 18 feet and 6 inches wide. While in case of high school goalposts, it is 23 feet and 4 inches.

In case of high school, the space between the lines of hash marks at each level is 53 ft and 4 inches. In the case of the NFL, it is 18 ft and 6 inches. In the case of the NFL, it is 40 ft.



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