Desert Storm

Roller coaster in the United States
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Desert Storm
Castles N' Coasters
Location Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Coordinates 33°34′19″N 112°07′09″W / 33.5720769°N 112.1191059°W / 33.5720769; -112.1191059
Status Operating since 1992
Rider height 42 inch minimum
Manufacturer Hopkins
Type Steel
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 650
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 90 feet
Drop 80 feet
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2000 feet
Inversions 2

Desert Storm is a Hopkins roller coaster located at Castles N' Coasters in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The ride is the tallest, fastest, longest, and only looping roller coaster in Arizona.[1] The ride was repainted before the early 2013 season.[2]



Desert Storm features a curved drop, two vertical loops, and two helices (one of which travels through the second vertical loop). It also features a height of 90 feet, a drop of 80 feet and a max speed of 50 mph.[3]



  2. Facebook post from Castles N' Coasters
  3. "Desert Storm - Castles N' Coasters - Roller Coasters".

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