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Banshee’s Logo (Top) Banshee’s Lift Hill, First Drop, Dive Loop, First Vertical Loop, and Zero-G Roll (Bottom)
Kings Island
Park section Action Zone
Coordinates 39°20′44.39″N 84°15′55.70″W / 39.3456639°N 84.265472°W / 39.3456639; -84.265472Coordinates: 39°20′44.39″N 84°15′55.70″W / 39.3456639°N 84.265472°W / 39.3456639; -84.265472
Status Operating
Opening date April 18, 2014 (2014-04-18)
Cost US$24,000,000
Replaced Son of Beast
Thunder Alley
General statistics
Type Steel – Inverted
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Model Inverted Coaster
Track layout Terrain
Lift/launch system Chain lift hill
Height 167 ft (51 m)
Drop 150 ft (46 m)
Length 4,124 ft (1,257 m)
Speed 68 mph (109 km/h)
Inversions 7
Duration 2:40
Capacity 1,650 riders per hour
Height restriction 52–78 in (132–198 cm)
Trains 3 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Fast Lane available
Banshee at RCDB
Pictures of Banshee at RCDB

Banshee is a B&M Inverted roller coaster located at Kings Island. It replaced Son of Beast, a wooden roller coaster. It is currently the longest inverted roller coaster in the world.

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