World's Tallest Roller Coaster Coming to Orlando, Florida in 2016

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World's Tallest Roller Coaster Coming to Orlando, Florida in 2016

Announced yesterday, Orlando, Florida will soon be home to the worlds tallest roller coaster, Skyscraper. The coaster is being built as a part of Skyplex, an all new development along I-Drive, featuring a restaurant and other attractions. The entire facility will ring in at around $200 million.

At 570 feet tall, the coaster will stand a full 114 feet taller than Kingda Ka (The world's current tallest roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure), and will require approval from the FAA. Work on the new coaster is slated to being next year, with the grand opening some time in 2016.

Read more about this exciting new development at the Orlando Sentinel.
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