Georgia Cyclone

Roller coaster in the United States
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Georgia Cyclone
Six Flags Over Georgia
Location Austell, Georgia, USA
Coordinates 33°46′13″N 84°33′08″W / 33.770175°N 84.552289°W / 33.770175; -84.552289
Park section British
Status Defunct
Operated March 24, 1990 to July 30, 2017
Cost $4 million
Rider height 48 inch minimum
Replaced by Twisted Cyclone
Manufacturer Dinn Corporation
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Track layout Cyclone
Hourly capacity 1,200
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 95 feet
Drop 78.5 feet
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2970 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:48
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Riders per train 24

Georgia Cyclone was a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Georgia, USA.


Georgia Cyclone was built at a cost of approximately $4 million and opened on March 24, 1990.[1][2]

In July 2017, Six Flags Over Georgia announced that Georgia Cyclone would close. Its last day of operation was July 30, 2017.[3]

On August 31, 2017, Six Flags announced that Georgia Cyclone would be replaced by a Rocky Mountain Construction I-Box roller coaster named Twisted Cyclone.[4]



Georgia Cyclone featured a track layout that is a mirrored image of the original Cyclone which operates at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Color scheme

White track and supports.


2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train. There trains where build by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters.



  1. "Georgia Cyclone to take the brave on stormy ride". The Atlanta Constitution. March 19, 1990. p. 13. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  2. "Six Flags Over Georgia". The Atlanta Constitution. May 26, 1990. p. 165. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  3. "Six Flags Over Georgia to close Georgia Cyclone this month". WRDW. 2017-07-19. Retrieved 2021-12-26.
  4. "Six Flags Over Georgia's next big ride is a new kind of roller coaster".

External links

Articles on Six Flags Over Georgia