Droppiest Roller Coasters in the United States
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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 Outlaw Run


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

Built by Intamin, Kingda Ka stretches 950 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

  Second fastest roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 206 km/h — Kingda Ka has a maximum speed of 206 km/h and a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Kingda Ka with Hair Raiser from Ocean Park Hong Kong, China.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Der Schwur Des K√§rnan from Hansa-Park, Germany.


Top Thrill Dragster.

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

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

Top Thrill Dragster is built by Intamin and stretches 850 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

Total ride time: 30 seconds.

 

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Baron 1898 from Efteling, Netherlands.

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain from Disneyland Paris, France.


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

The 376-meter long Superman: Escape from Krypton with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees is built by Intamin.

  Third fastest roller coaster in North America at a max speed of 161 km/h — The track has a G force of 5g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 161 km/h.

Total ride time: 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with 10 Inversion Roller Coaster from Chimelong Paradise, China.

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Zadra from Energylandia, Poland.


Fury 325.

Fury 325 off-ride Carowinds (Youtube/CoasterForce)

Tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Fury 325 is a steel roller coaster attraction at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. 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 — The 2,012-meter long Fury 325 with a maximum vertical angle of 81 degrees is built by Bolliger & Mabillard.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 10 seconds.

 

 Compare Fury 325 with Colossus (Thorpe Park) from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.

 Compare Fury 325 with Euro-Mir from Europa-Park, Germany.


Millennium Force.

Millennium Force - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

Located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States, Millennium Force is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 94 meters tall and has a drop of 91 meters.

  Third longest roller coaster track in North America at 2,010 meters — The 2,010-meter long Millennium Force is built by Intamin 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 Colossus (Thorpe Park) from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.

 Compare Millennium Force with The Swarm from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.


Orion.

Orion Birdseye View (Youtube/Kings Island)

Third tallest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States, Orion is a 87-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 91 meters.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Bolliger & Mabillard — Orion is built by Bolliger & Mabillard and spans a length of 1,622 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Orion with Goliath (Six Flags New England) from Six Flags New England, United States.

 Compare Orion with Steel Dragon 2000 from Nagashima Spa Land, 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.

Built by Intamin, Intimidator 305 stretches 1,600 meters in length and has 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 Goliath (Six Flags Fiesta Texas) from Six Flags Fiesta Texas, United States.

 Compare Intimidator 305 with Hakugei from Nagashima Spa Land, Japan.


Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain).

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

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

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

Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) with Dinoconda from Dino Watertown, China.

 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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