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|status      = Under Construction
|status      = under construction
|opened      = 2020
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Latest revision as of 09:08, 29 November 2019

roller coaster
Kings Island
Location Mason, Ohio, USA
Status Under construction since 2020
Height restriction 54 inches (137 cm)
Replaced Firehawk
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Type Steel - Giga
Model / product Giga
Riders per train 32
Hourly capacity 1650
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height287 feet
Drop300 feet
Top speed91 mph
Length5321 feet
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Orion's Layout.jpg

Orion is an upcoming steel giga roller coaster that is set to open in 2020 at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, USA. It will be replacing Firehawk, a Vekoma Flying Dutchman, which closed on October 28, 2018, as well as the Dinosaurs Alive upcharge walk-through attraction. It will also be the third giga coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard, after Leviathan in 2012 and Fury 325 in 2015.

History[edit | edit source]

The lead car from one of Orion's trains was on display in Bolliger & Mabillard's booth at IAAPA 2019.[1]

Design[edit | edit source]


Trains[edit | edit source]

3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Orion on the Roller Coaster DataBase.