SeaWorld SkyTower

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SkyTower
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SkyTower at SeaWorld Orlando.
General information
StatusOperational (as of March 2018)
TypeObservation Tower
Location7007 Sea World Drive
Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Coordinates28°24′37″N 81°27′41″W / 28.410373°N 81.461443°W / 28.410373; -81.461443Coordinates: 28°24′37″N 81°27′41″W / 28.410373°N 81.461443°W / 28.410373; -81.461443
Completed1973
OwnerSeaWorld
Height
Roof400 ft (121.9 m)
Technical details
Floor count2

The SeaWorld SkyTower is an observation tower located in the SeaWorld Orlando theme park complex constructed in 1973. The tower is the tallest observation tower in Florida and contains a double decker rotating pod. SkyTower is lit with an array of Electronic Theater Control's LEDs as of February 2013.

Incidents[edit]

On December 22, 2015, at the height of the Christmas travel season, the SkyTower became stuck, 200 feet up. There were about 50 people on the ride at the time, and it took two hours to get all passengers down. This was the first known incident on the ride.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "People on Sky Tower trapped for more than three hours". WESH. Retrieved 2016-06-04.

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