Star Flyer (Tivoli Gardens)

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Star Flyer
Himmelskibet panorama 2015.jpg
The Star Flyer
Tivoli Gardens
Coordinates55°40′21″N 12°34′04″E / 55.67250°N 12.56778°E / 55.67250; 12.56778Coordinates: 55°40′21″N 12°34′04″E / 55.67250°N 12.56778°E / 55.67250; 12.56778
StatusOperating
Opening date2006
General statistics
Attraction typeStarFlyer
ManufacturerFuntime
Height80 m (260 ft)
Speed70 km/h (43 mph)
Capacity960 riders per hour
Vehicle typeChairs
Vehicles12
Riders per vehicle2

Star Flyer (Danish: Himmelskibet) is a carousel-meets-watchtower style amusement ride in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark. At 80 metres (260 ft), it is one of the world's tallest swing rides and affords sweeping views of the city's historical centre. It was manufactured by Funtime and opened in May 2006.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Height 80 m (260 ft)
  • Platform diameter 16 m (52 ft)
  • Chairs 12 (2 seats each)
  • Capacity circa 960 passengers/hour
  • Maximum rotation speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
  • Maximum vertical speed 3 m/s (9.8 ft/s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gasværket". Tivoli Gardens. Archived from the original on April 4, 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-04.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
unknown
World's Tallest Swing Ride
May 2006–2010
Succeeded by
Prater Turm at Wurstelprater