Superman Rollercoasters

Since 1997 Six Flags Theme Parks have been bringing thrill-seeking Superman fans the chance to ride various Superman-themed rollercoasters. To my knowledge, below is the complete list of Superman rollercoasters available the world over...



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Superman - The Escape SUPERMAN: ESCAPE FROM KRYPTON
Six Flags "Magic Mountain" Los Angeles.
Reopened: March 2011 (original coaster opened in March 1997)
Special Features: Escaping at super speeds has never been so much fun. Your escape starts in Superman's Fortress of Solitude, where newly-designed sleeker cars carry you backwards, then accelerate to 100 mph in seven seconds before shooting straight up a 41-story tower.
Unlike traditional coasters, SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton will blast riders at 100 mph backwards on a dual track that spans 900 feet and looms 415 feet in the air, forming a gigantic "L" shaped superstructure. Riders will hang face first with a birds-eye-view of the entire Santa Clarita Valley before plummeting back down to earth.
State-of-the-art electromagnetic motors
Acceleration from zero to 100 mph in just seven seconds
6.5 seconds of weightlessness
Trains free-fall straight down from the L-shaped track
Spans more than 900 feet across the theme park
415 feet high
Dual-track coaster

Drop of Doom LEX LUTHOR - DROP OF DOOM
Six Flags "Magic Mountain" Los Angeles
Sit inside a floorless gondola on one of two vertical tracks flanking each side of the SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton tower. You'll be pulled to the top of the 400 foot tower, experience a brief pause then drop at speeds of up to 85 mph. After the five second freefall, you'll be stopped by a sophisticated magnetic braking system just a few feet from the ground.
Top Speed: 85 mph
Elevation: 400 feet
Introduced: Spring 2012
Manufacturer: Intamin

Bizarro BIZARRO
Six Flags "New England" Springfield, MA.
This newly transformed coaster takes it to another dimension with fog and fiery flame effects timed perfectly with heart-pumping audio for an unforgettable ride.
Known for his clumsy and destructive attempts to emulate Superman, everything in Bizarro's world is twisted and backwards. The Bizarro experience begins the moment you enter the ride queue line through a custom-created comic book story. Climb aboard the newly-designed coaster cars with custom built audio in the headrest. After a menacing climb, plunge 221 feet into the first of two fog-filled tunnels to launch into Bizarro's twisted world.
Fly 77 mph through high bank twists and turns, soaring through bizarre building structures and sprinting through open-aired Bizarro "S" shields. Then, enter a spaghetti bowl of twists and turns that trigger fiery flame effects with the heart-pumping audio. Cap off the journey with a second plunge into a fog-filled tunnel before returning to the station house and back to Earth.
Height Restrictions: 54" min. to ride, 76" max.
Top Speed: 77 mph
Elevation: Over 20 stories (with a 221-foot drop)
Duration: 3 1/2 minutes
Features: Two fog tunnels, spaghetti bowl, and high bank twists and turns through building structures and open-aired Bizarro "S" shields.
Trains: New coaster cars with audio in the headrests
Capacity: 72
Manufacturer: Intamin

Superman - Ride of Steel SUPERMAN - RIDE OF STEEL
Six Flags "America" Baltimore/Washington, DC.
Guests can live the legend of DC Comics' Superman , The World's Greatest Super Hero, as their experience on SUPERMAN Ride of Steel . Based on the popular DC Comics super hero, Superman-Ride of Steel gives riders a bird's eye view of the park before plunging nearly 200 feet at speeds of greater than 70 mph.
Introduced: 2000
Height: 200 feet tall - 20 stories! 190 foot first drop
Length: 5,350 feet of track (more than 1 mile)
Top Speed: 75 mph (maximum acceleration on first drop)
Ride Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds
Number of Trains: 2
Number of Passengers: 32
Manufacturer: Intamin

Superman - Ultimate Flight SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT
Six Flags "Over Georgia" Atlanta.
Soar to new heights on the South's only flying roller coaster SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT . Defy the laws of gravity as you dive head first through high banked curves, spirals and a first ever pretzel shaped inverted loop at speeds up to 60 mph.
MAXIMUM HEIGHT: 115 Feet
FIRST DROP: 100 Feet
LENGTH: 2759 Feet
SPEED: 60 MPH
NUMBER OF TRAINS: 3
CAPACITY: 1520 riders per hour
COLORS: Red, Blue and Yellow
MANUFACTURER: Bolliger & Mabillard
OPENING DATE: Spring 2002
RIDE TIME: 3 Minutes
SPECIAL FEATURES: A 78-foot pretzel shaped inverted loop, a 360 degree in-line roll and first of it's kind dual loading stations.

SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT
Six Flags "Great America" Chicago.
Now, you can fly like the Man of Steel himself!
SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT, the newest generation of roller coaster, joins Six Flags Great America's collection of thrills this Spring! Its phenomenal airborne sensation gives everyone the opportunity to soar like a Super Hero and fly freely like never before! Travel head-first through tortuously twisted steel track - diving into highly banked curves, spirals and a jaw-dropping, pretzel-shaped, inverted loop. This unique flying adventure is designed by Bolliger & Mabillard (B & M), ride Manufacturer: of the world's first hyper twister roller coaster - Raging Bull and the world's first suspended looping coaster - Batman The Ride.
Introduced: Spring 2003
Height: 115 feet
Top Speed: 60 mph
Ride Duration: Approx. 3 minutes
Number of Trains: 2 trains carrying 32 riders
Height: Restriction: Must be at least 54" tall
Manufacturer: Bolliger & Mabillard

SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT
Six Flags "Great Adventure" New Jersey.
The only coaster of its kind in the Northeast! Riders lie down, facing the sky, then fly head-first through tortuously twisted steel track -- diving into highly banked curves, spirals and a jaw-dropping, pretzel shaped, inverted loop.
Introduced: Spring 2003
Height: 115 feet
Top Speed: 60 mph
Ride Duration: More than 3 minutes
Number of Trains: 3 trains carry 28 riders
Height Restriction: Must be at least 54" tall
Special Features: A pretzel-shaped, inverted loop where trains climb to the top of the figure and dive into the loop close to the ground -- highlighting the feeling of flying. Plus, there's a sequence of thrilling curves and dives (including a highly inclined "horseshoe" curve and high-Speed: spiral), as well as a 360-degree in-line roll.
Manufacturer: Bolliger & Mabillard

Superman Ultimate Flight SUPERMAN - ULTIMATE FLIGHT
Six Flags "Discovery Kingdom" San Francisco/Sacramento
At 15-stories tall, this one-of-a-kind roller coaster takes riders on a maximum speed of 62 mph over two vertical rolls and two upside-down twists.
Uniqueness: One-of-a-kind ride!
Height: 15 stories
Maximum Speed: 62 mph
Track Length: 863 feet
Capacity: 12 passengers per train
Restraints: Pull-down lap bar
Features: Launch coaster using electromagnetic propulsion, two upside-down twists, two vertical rolls. Tallest inversion west of the Mississippi, ranked alongside the top tallest inversions in the world
Colors: Red, blue and yellow
Manufacturer: Premier Rides
Introduced: June 30, 2012

Superman - Krypton Coaster SUPERMAN - KRYPTON COASTER
Six Flags "Fiesta Texas" San Antonio.
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive... It's Superman Krypton Coaster! This hair-raising thrill ride is the largest steel and only floorless coaster in the Southwest. Fly through over 4000 feet of twists, turns, spiral loops, and corkscrews at 70 miles an hour all without a floor underneath you. Experience this ride of steel only at Fiesta Texas San Antonio!
Opening Date: Spring 2000
Designer/Manufacturer: Bollinger & Mabillard of Switzerland
Height: 168 feet (nearly 16 stories)
Length: 4,025 feet
Max. Speed: 70 mph
Ride Time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds
Trains: 3 32-passenger trains
Ride Capacity: 1600 passengers per hour

Superman - Tower of Power SUPERMAN - TOWER OF POWER
Six Flags "Over Texas" Dallas/Ft. Worth.
This is a 325-foot skyrocketing and ground-pounding, free-fall machine that has three towers with 12 riders per tower. A towering new free-fall thrill ride that catapults riders up each tower -- feet dangling. Then, riders are dropped for a free fall all the way back down.
Introduced: 2003
Height: 325 feet
Top Speed: 45 MPH

SUPERMAN - TOWER OF POWER
Six Flags St. Louis
SUPERMAN Tower of Power, is an extreme free fall ride that will take thrill seekers' breath away! SUPERMAN Tower of Power will test even nerves of steel as riders are slowly carried up to the top of the 230-ft tower while seated four across in ski-lift style chairs that face outward leaving their feet dangling in the open air. With a bird's eye view of the park from this towering mass of steel, guests are suspended for several seconds of gut wrenching, muscle tensing anticipation before the impending drop, a 23-story plunge at speeds in excess of 60-mph! This breath-taking, white-knuckle free fall ends with a Super Heroes landing and riders lining up for another encounter with SUPERMAN Tower of Power!
Introduced: Spring 2006
Height: 230-feet tall
Speed: Lift Speed - 16 feet per second. Free Fall Speed - Approx. 62 mph
Capacity: Six ski-lift style cars that seat four passengers each
Manufacturer: Intamin Rides, Switzerland
Location: Old Chicago section in the upper part of the park.

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS 4D
Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas
Guests will be part of the action as they fight alongside SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, THE FLASH and the rest of the JUSTICE LEAGUE team, to stop Lex Luthor and The Joker from their diabolical plan to take control of Metropolis. Aided by the cybernetic Super Hero known as CYBORG, guests will be recruited to join the JUSTICE LEAGUE reserve team and trained to use high-tech laser blasters in preparation for anything the Super-Villains have in store for them. Traveling in six-passenger vehicles, riders take to the streets and take aim against The Joker, Lex Luthor, and his relentless robot army, in the thrilling BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS!
The multi-degrees-of-freedom motion-based ride vehicles were created by Oceaneering and are equipped with six interactive laser blasters per vehicle to help guests find the JUSTICE LEAGUE and free them from their captors. Complete with 4D effects of simulating fire, cannon blasts, and explosions, JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS is the ultimate dark ride adventure.
JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS will feature custom-designed, state-of-the-art animatronics. The Joker's lifelike movements and menacing cackle will haunt riders as he sits atop his chaos-creating cannon spreading mayhem throughout the streets of Metropolis. The four-minute journey incorporates a wide array of special effects including five huge interactive 3D screens, incredible hi-definition animation and a dramatic musical score.

AUSTRALIA

Superman - Ride of Steel SUPERMAN ESCAPE
Warner Bros. Movie World - Gold Coast, Australia.
The ride will measure 40m in height, and will dominate the skyline in the park, as an impressive sight immediately in front of guests entering the park. Each train will have 5 cars with 4 passengers per car, giving a total of 20 riders per train, and will feature a hydraulic 0-100km/hr launch in two seconds.

Justice League: Alien Invasion 3D JUSTICE LEAGUE: ALIEN INVASION 3D
Warner Bros. Movie World - Gold Coast, Australia.
Australia's first fully interactive ride! Fight alongside the Justice League in the most epic battle between good and evil! Earth is under alien attack and we need your help! Grab your laser blaster and join SUPERMAN, BATMAN and an army of Super Heroes in a 3D battle against millions of evil alien spores. Your mission is to fight side-by-side with the JUSTICE LEAGUE and save the citizens of Earth. While the battle rages, your transportation pod will keep track of your alien stun score so you'll know how many you've alienated. Will you have what it takes to be Earth's ultimate champion? Will you achieve the highest score?

MEXICO

Superman - Ride of Steel SUPERMAN - THE ULTIMATE ESCAPE
Six Flags Mexico.
Feel the rush of emotion during the 200 meter trip from the station to the highest part of the rise that is 67 meters tall, with an angle of 50 degrees to a velocity of 120 mph. More than three minutes of continuous pure adrenaline, with unexpected ups and downs.

SPAIN

Superman - Ride of Steel SUPERMAN - RIDE OF STEEL
"Parque Warner" Madrid, Spain.
Guests visit the Daily Planet, where the best-known newspaper of the city is celebrating Superman who has conquered the most dangerous delinquents of Metropolis. Visitors ride to a height of 50 meters and then are projected downward to a velocity of 100 km/h and send through spirals, fleeing Brainiac's Kryptonite laser. Fortunately all manage to escape from the diabolical plan and sinister trap and Superman recovers to continue fighting.
Height: 164 feet tall
Top Speed: 62 mph

LEX LUTHOR RIDE
"Parque Warner" Madrid, Spain.
Found in the Super Heroes zone, this ride was created by Superman's arch enemy Lex Luthor. Only a mind so twisted as his could create an attraction in which so much adrenaline is generated. You will rotate time and again while rising and descending as if you were in a vortex. Do you dare put your life in the hands of this ingenious rogue?



If you know of any other Superman rollercoasters that aren't listed on this page, please feel free to email me and let me know.