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Orion

Kings Island

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The tallest, fastest roller coaster at Kings Island debuts in 2020. Themed to the park's new Area 72, Orion is a 287-foot tall megacoaster designed for speed with a 300-foot first drop that accelerates the trains to blazing 91 miles-per-hour. The roller coaster then features seven more hills of varying heights and plenty of negative-Gs!

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2020 Steel Megacoaster Bolliger & Mabillard

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 300 feet
  • Height: 287 feet
  • Length: 5,321 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 32 passenger
  • Ride Time: 3 minutes
  • Top Speed: 91 mph

Orion Facts & History

Features: 8 Hills (287-feet, 174 feet, 202-feet, 56-feet, 147-feet, 125-feet, 90-feet, 83-feet)

Length of First Drop: 447 feet

Original opening date (April 11, 2020) delayed due to park closure from Covid-19.

Opening date: July 12, 2020

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,650 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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