The world's largest roller coaster is opening in Dubai!
Dubai doesn't tend to do things in ones, they do things on a ridiculous scales, hence why a million theme parks are opening in the UAE at the moment. But we're not complaining!
But just as we prepare ourselves for the opening of IMG Worlds of Adventure and Dubai Parks and Resorts, we get told that Six Flags is planning on opening in Dubai too, and with the launch of the new theme park, come another comes ANOTHER world record broken!
When you determine a roller coaster, to be the largest, it's not clear what it will be the largest in! Will it be the longest? The tallest? Have the largest drop? We don't know! So lets take a look at what the new Six Flags roller coaster could be competing with!
This is inclusive of steel roller coasters, wooden roller coasters are not included in this list.
Where: Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Record: World's tallest roller coaster//World's longest roller coaster
Size: 456ft tall // 3,118ft long
Where: Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
Record: World's fastest rollercoaster
Steel Dragon 2000
Where: Nagashima Spa Land amusement park, Japan
Record: World tallest complete circuit rollercoaster // longest track length
Size: 381ft tall // 3,118ft long