Avatar Airbender

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Avatar Airbender
Avatar Airbender MOA.jpg
Avatar Airbender
Nickelodeon Universe
Coordinates 44°51′16″N 93°14′32″W / 44.854367°N 93.242115°W / 44.854367; -93.242115Coordinates: 44°51′16″N 93°14′32″W / 44.854367°N 93.242115°W / 44.854367; -93.242115
Status Operating
Opening date March 15, 2008
General statistics
Type Steel – Shuttle – Launched
Manufacturer Intamin
Model Half Pipe Coaster
Height 70 ft (21 m)
Speed 30 mph (48 km/h)
Capacity 500 riders per hour
Height restriction 48 in (122 cm)
Avatar Airbender at RCDB
Pictures of Avatar Airbender at RCDB

Avatar Airbender is an Intamin roller coaster themed after the TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender located at Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America. Avatar is a halfpipe roller coaster that goes up to 70 ft to the top and back tower while spinning the riders. It reaches the top of both spikes about twelve times during each ride. Located at the center of Nickelodeon Universe, it provides a focal point for the entire park.

Trivia[edit]

  • Avatar Airbender opened with the Nickelodeon Universe grand opening on March 15, 2008, as one of the park's five former attractions.[citation needed]
  • Replaced the former central Charlie Brown fountain area.[citation needed]