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Kings Island Tests Orion

Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rus Ozana
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April 11, 2020, is opening day at Kings Island, Mason, Ohio. The park’s newest roller coaster, Orion, had its first test run on Saturday, February 22, and is scheduled to debut on opening day.


Photo: Kings Island


Photo: Kings Island


Photo: Kings Island


Orion is one of only seven coasters in the world to include a drop of at least 300 feet, and it will be the tallest and fastest coaster at Kings Island. The ride boasts 32-passenger trains that will reach speeds up to 91 mph, traversing over eight hills and 5,321 feet of track.