Opened: July 2nd, 2020 (Covid-19 delayed the park opening from April 11th, Orion’s original scheduled opening day.)

Announced: August 15th, 2019 at 10pm in the then X-Base

Cost: Not announced, but guessed around $30 million, the largest single investment in park history

Maximum Height: 287 feet at an 85-degree angle

Height of Tallest Drop: 300 feet

Top Speed: 91 mph

Track Length: 5,321 feet

Trains: 3

Materials: 160 truckloads of steel, 4,000 gallons of paint and 16,000 high strength bolts.

Passengers: 32 passengers per train, seated four to a row with eight rows.

Inversions: none

Special Element: 125-foot helix

Ride Design: Bolliger and Mabillard (B&M)

Ride Manufacturer: Clermont Steel Fabricators in Batavia, Ohio

Station Design: Tony Ravagnani Architects

Theoretical Hourly Capacity: 1,650 people her hour.

Location: Area 72


Orion Photo Gallery

Orion First Rider event

Construction Photos

Announcement Day

KIC Video

Official POV

How the ride was introduced at the announcement

POV Animation

Off Ride POV Animation