Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (commonly known as Nassau Coliseum) is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York. Currently home to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League, the Coliseum is located approximately east of New York City on Long Island. Opened in 1972, the Coliseum occupies of Mitchel Field, site of a former Army and Air Force base. The facility is located in the Town of Hempstead, within the Uniondale 11553 ZIP code. The Coliseum is also used for concerts, large exhibitions and shows of various kinds, as well as trade shows — at the main arena, 60,000 at the Expo Center.