San Antonio TX United States 78256
Superman: Krypton Coaster is a Bolliger & Mabillard Floorless Coaster at the Six Flags Fiesta Texas amusement park in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Opened in 2000, Superman: Krypton Coaster was one of the first floorless roller coasters in the world. The well-received ride held the title for the world's tallest vertical loop (145 feet) from its opening until 2013. It is also known as for being the world's tallest and fastest floorless coaster at 168 ft (51 m) high and a top speed of 70 mph (110 km/h). Six Flags describes the coaster Thrill Level at MAXIMUM. Six Flags has announced plans to add Virtual Reality to Superman: Krypton Coaster to enhance the experience.HistoryIn 1999, Six Flags Great Adventure spent $42 million on new attractions including a prototype Floorless Coaster by Bolliger & Mabillard, Medusa (later Bizarro). The immediate popularity of the ride, led to Six Flags Fiesta Texas and three other amusement parks to announce plans to install Floorless Coasters in 2000; aside from the announcement of Superman: Krypton Coaster on November 1, 1999, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced Medusa, Geauga Lake announced Batman: Knight Flight, and SeaWorld Orlando announced Kraken. The $20 million Superman: Krypton Coaster was announced as part of a wider multimillion-dollar expansion of Six Flags Fiesta Texas.