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Millennium Force

Towering above Sandusky Bay, this 310-foot-tall steel giant has consistently been named the “Best Steel Roller Coaster in the World.” When it opened in 2000, it was the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world and was the first coaster in the world to top the 30-story-tall threshold. With it’s height reaching over 300 feet, Millennium Force ushered in a new classification for roller coasters, the Giga Coaster.

Millennium Force lasts 2 minutes and 20 seconds long with a speed of 93 miles per hour.

The coaster was manufactured by Intamin, AG.

Millennium Force World Records:

  1. Tallest roller coaster at 310 feet
  2. Fastest roller coaster at 93 mph
  3. Longest drop on a roller coaster at 300 feet
  4. Most roller coasters anywhere in the world with 14 at Cedar Point
  5. Most rides anywhere in the world with 68 at Cedar Point
  6. First roller coaster to break the 300-foot-tall threshold
  7. Most steel roller coasters anywhere in the world with 12 at Cedar Point
  8. More roller coaster track anywhere else in the world with 44,013 feet
  9. First roller coaster to use an elevator lift cable system
  10. Steepest non-inversion banked turn on a roller coaster at 122 degrees

Fun Facts about the World’s First Giga Coaster:

  • 744 cans of Coke stacked on top of each other would equal the height of the Millennium Force
  • 226 footers
  • 229 pieces of individual track
  • 19,000 bolts
  • Five cranes were used to construct it
  • One train weighs 19 tons!
  • 216 wheels per train
  • 2,413 steel pipe supports

Official Millennium Force POV video:

 

Official Millennium Force Reverse POV:

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About Brad

Brad is the General Manager of CPfansite and a proud member of our parent company Coaster Crew. He enjoys sharing his love of Cedar Point with everybody. Brad hopes to see you 300 feet in the air on Millennium Force!
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