For the ride at Thorpe Park, see Detonator: Bombs Away.
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Detonator in 2009.
Worlds of Fun
Location Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Status Operating since April 13, 1996
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Manufacturer S&S Worldwide
Product Space Shot
Capacity 12 riders per tower
Height 210 feet

Detonator is a drop tower located at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It opened on April 13, 1996 and is located within the Americana area of the park.[1]


Detonator opened on April 13, 1996.[2] In the 1996 park map, Detonator is drawn with three towers, but only two were constructed.[3]

The restraints were modified for the 2019 season.[4]

Detonator received a new top in December 2021.[5]


The ride consists of two towers linked together at the top. Riders are launched to a height of 210 feet at a maximum speed of 45 mph.


External links

Articles on Worlds of Fun