Droppiest Roller Coasters in the United States

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Categories: Travel Urban United States Americas
Dataset contains 38 data items (see table below).

Overview

Which is the droppiest roller coaster ride in United States?
The droppiest roller coaster ride in United States is Kingda Ka of Six Flags Great Adventure, with a drop of 127 meters. The track of Kingda Ka rises to a height of 139 meters and spans a length of 950 meters.

The second roller coaster ride in United States with the furthest drop is Top Thrill Dragster of Cedar Point in United States with 120 meters, followed by Superman: Escape from Krypton of Six Flags Magic Mountain in United States which has a drop of 100 meters. The average drop distance of the roller coaster rides around United States is around 57.8 meters.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Steel Vengeance

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Let's check out United States's droppiest roller coaster rides:

Kingda Ka.

Kingda Ka Off-Ride Six Flags Great Adventure (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Tallest roller coaster track in the world at 139 meters — Kingda Ka is a steel roller coaster attraction at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, United States. The roller coaster track is 139 meters tall and has a drop of 127 meters.

Kingda Ka is built by Intamin and spans a length of 950 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

  Second fastest roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 206 km/h — The track has a G force of 5g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 206 km/h.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Kingda Ka with The Big One from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, United Kingdom.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Steel Force from Dorney Park, United States.


Top Thrill Dragster.

Top Thrill Dragster - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

  Second tallest roller coaster track in the world at 130 meters — Located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States, Top Thrill Dragster is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 130 meters tall and has a drop of 120 meters.

The 850-meter long Top Thrill Dragster is built by Intamin and has a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

Total ride time: 30 seconds.

 

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Bandit (Yomiuriland) from Yomiuriland, Japan.

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Yukon Striker from Canada's Wonderland, Canada.


Superman: Escape From Krypton.

Superman: Escape From Krypton Review Six Flags Magic Mountain (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

  Third tallest roller coaster track in the world at 127 meters — Superman: Escape from Krypton is a steel roller coaster attraction at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, United States. The roller coaster track is 127 meters tall and has a drop of 100 meters.

Superman: Escape from Krypton is built by Intamin and stretches 376 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

  Third fastest roller coaster in North America at a max speed of 161 km/h — Superman: Escape from Krypton streaks to a top speed of 161 km/h along its track with a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Intimidator 305 from Kings Dominion, United States.

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Crystal Wing from Happy Valley Beijing, China.


Fury 325.

Fury 325 off-ride Carowinds (Youtube/CoasterForce)

Tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, Fury 325 is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 99 meters tall and has a drop of 98 meters.

  Second longest roller coaster track in North America at 2,012 meters — Built by Bolliger & Mabillard, Fury 325 stretches 2,012 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 81 degrees.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 10 seconds.

 

 Compare Fury 325 with DC Rivals HyperCoaster from Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast), Australia.

 Compare Fury 325 with Taron from Phantasialand, Germany.


Millennium Force.

Millennium Force - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

Millennium Force is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 94 meters and a drop of 91 meters at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States.

  Third longest roller coaster track in North America at 2,010 meters — Built by Intamin, Millennium Force stretches 2,010 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 80 degrees.

Millennium Force has a maximum speed of 150 km/h and a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare Millennium Force with Icon from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, United Kingdom.

 Compare Millennium Force with Shambhala from PortAventura Park, Spain.


Orion.

Orion Birdseye View (Youtube/Kings Island)

Third tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Orion is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 87 meters and a drop of 91 meters at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — The 1,622-meter long Orion with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees is built by Bolliger & Mabillard.

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Orion with Top Thrill Dragster from Cedar Point, United States.

 Compare Orion with Thunder Dolphin from Tokyo Dome City Attractions, Japan.


Intimidator 305.

Intimidator 305 Off-Ride Kings Dominion (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Intimidator 305 is a steel roller coaster attraction at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States. The roller coaster track is 93 meters tall and has a drop of 91 meters.

Intimidator 305 is built by Intamin and spans a length of 1,600 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.

Roller coaster built by Intamin with the second longest ride duration — Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Intimidator 305 with Hollywood Dream – The Ride from Universal Studios Japan, Japan.

 Compare Intimidator 305 with Shambhala from PortAventura Park, Spain.


Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain).

Goliath off-ride Six Flags Magic Mountain (Youtube/Coasterworks)

Located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, United States, Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) is a 72-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 78 meters.

Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) is built by Giovanola and spans a length of 1,400 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 61 degrees.

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) with Superman Escape from Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast), Australia.

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) with Expedition GeForce from Holiday Park, Germany.


Datasets on Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Droppiest Roller Coasters in the World

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  Canada  Australia  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Fastest Coasters:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  | Japan  Germany  UK

Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard  Custom Coasters International  Mack Rides  Rocky Mountain Construction  Vekoma 

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