Banshee (roller coaster)

roller coaster

Banshee is a B&M Inverted roller coaster located at Kings Island. It replaced Son of Beast, a wooden roller coaster. It is currently the longest inverted roller coaster in the world.

Banshee’s Logo (Top) Banshee’s Lift Hill, First Drop, Dive Loop, First Vertical Loop, and Zero-G Roll (Bottom)
Kings Island
LocationKings Island
Park sectionAction Zone
Coordinates39°20′44.39″N 84°15′55.70″W / 39.3456639°N 84.2654722°W / 39.3456639; -84.2654722
Opening dateApril 18, 2014 (2014-04-18)
ReplacedSon of Beast
Thunder Alley
General statistics
TypeSteel – Inverted
ManufacturerBolliger & Mabillard
ModelInverted Coaster
Track layoutTerrain
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Height167 ft (51 m)
Drop150 ft (46 m)
Length4,124 ft (1,257 m)
Speed68 mph (109 km/h)
Capacity1,650 riders per hour
Height restriction52–78 in (132–198 cm)
Trains3 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Fast Lane available
Banshee at RCDB
Pictures of Banshee at RCDB