Intrust Bank Arena has made nearly $1 million in its first three months, Sedgwick County commissioners learned this morning.
Net building income for the arena, paid for by a 30-month, 1 percent sales tax, is $973,878 for the first three months of the year.
Gross income for the arena for the first three months hit just less than $2.3 million, and building operating expenses were about $1.3 million.
Attendance in March was greatest at the Elton John and Billy Joel concert, which brought in 13,988 people. Gross ticket sales for that event reached more than $1.6 million.
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The March 11 Bon Jovi concert also was popular, attended by 13,709 people. Gross ticket sales were just more than $1 million.
The arena played host to 19 performances in March, including concerts, sporting events and family shows.
March net income building for the arena hit $653,636, just more than double the figures for January and February combined.
Read more about the arena in Thursday’s Eagle.