Kentucky Flyer setback announced

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Kentucky Kingdom has suffered a setback in regards to building the park’s planned new Kentucky Flyer coaster as the expected expansion approval by the State Fair Board from which the park leases its land has yet to be signed. The first $786,000 payment on the coaster is past due and Kentucky Kingdom couldn’t make the payment without the addendum in place. Click the headline for more information

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New 2019 Coaster for Kentucky Kingdom

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Kentucky Kingdom announced a new Gravity Group out-and-back family wooden coaster will open in 2019. Kentucky Flyer will feature a 52° 45 foot (14m) tall drop, 54° banked turns, 12 airtime elements, and a top speed of 35 mph (56 km/h) along 1,280 feet (390m) of track. Click the headline for more information

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