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Volcano The Blast Coaster

Kings Dominion

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The world's first launched inverted roller coaster. Volcano The Blast Coaster at Kings Dominion is a uniquely themed, inverted roller coaster. Riders fly into the heart of a volcano and blast up and out of its top through the use of electromagnetic energy or LIMs. The roller coaster then continues outside the volcano with three heartline inversions as the trains travels the 2,757 feet of tubular steel track.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1998 Steel Launched Inverted Multielement Intamin AG

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 80 feet
  • Height: 155 feet
  • Inversions: 4
  • Launch: LIM
  • Length: 2,757 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 16 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 15 seconds
  • Top Speed: 70 mph

Volcano The Blast Coaster Facts & History

Intamin 'Suspended Catapult' model

Inversions: Roll Coaster, Three Heartline Rolls

Train has four cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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