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Photo gallery for the Drop Zone ride at Kings Island

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Thrillride Facts
Drop Zone Facts

Drop Zone at Kings Island is the world's tallest gyro drop.

Drop Zone spins 40 passengers on a 30-foot ring as it ascends 26 stories before dropping in a freefall that reaches a maximum speed of 98 feet per second.

Type of Ride:
Gyro Vertical Drop

Ride Facts
Height: 315 feet
Vertical Drop: 264 feet
Top Speed: 67 mph
Ride Time: 88 seconds

Opening Year:
1999

Height Requirement:
Must be 48 inches tall

Ride Designer:
Intamin AG

Ride Location:
Kings Island

Photos by Eric Gieszl. Copyright © 2000 Ultimate Rollercoaster.
Drop Zone logo courtesy of Kings Island. All rights reserved.