The Banshee debuts at Kings Island

The Banshee opens at Kings Island. (WDTN Photo)
The Banshee opens at Kings Island. (WDTN Photo)

MASON, Ohio (WDTN) –  The newest attraction at Kings Island is now open.

The Banshee  is the world’s longest inverted steel roller coaster with  4,124 feet of track and seven inversions in two and one-half minutes of non-stop action.

It promises to deliver a succession of breath-taking thrills:

  • a 167-foot lift and curved first drop of 150 feet
  • a dive loop
  • a loop interacting with the lift
  • a zero-G-roll; outside loop
  • spiral; in-line roll and carousel
  • all at speeds up to 68 miles per hour

Kings Island opens for the season April 18. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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