Star Flyer (Tivoli Gardens)

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Star Flyer
Himmelskibet panorama 2015.jpg
The Star Flyer
Tivoli Gardens
Coordinates 55°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
Status Operating
Opening date 2006
General statistics
Attraction type StarFlyer
Manufacturer Funtime
Height 80 m (260 ft)
Speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Capacity 960 riders per hour
Vehicle type Chairs
Vehicles 12
Riders per vehicle 2

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