Watch this time-lapse video of the lift hill and 300-foot first drop on the new Orion roller coaster being constructed.
Opening spring 2020, Orion will be one of only seven giga coasters in the world, a class of roller coasters having a height or drop of 300-399 feet.
Riders on Orion will plummet down an exhilarating 300-foot drop before sending them on a high-speed journey over seven more hills at speeds up to 91 mph on the tallest and fastest roller coaster at Kings Island, and the longest steel roller coaster at 5,321 feet.
Those who cannot wait until spring to experience Orion can take a virtual ride now.
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