Kings Island’s Orion giga coaster track is complete. Here’s what it took to build it. – USA TODAY

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The giga coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest steel coaster at Cincinnati's Kings Island amusement park when it officially opens April 11.

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Kings Islands newest roller coaster, Orion, will be one of only seven giga coasters in the world- having a height or drop of 300 - 399 feet. Cincinnati Enquirer

The final steel piece was installed on Orion, the new roller coaster at Cincinnati's Kings Island theme park Thursday,park officials said.

With its last piece in place, Orion weighs in at nearly five million pounds, according to the press release.

But if we're talking Orion numbers, we're just getting started.

The giga coaster (a term used to describe rides over 300 feet tall)will be the tallest, fastest and longest steel coaster at Kings Island amusement park when it officially opens on April 11.

Orion by the numbers:

Orion weighs in at nearly five million pounds.(Photo: Cedar Fair Entertainment Company)

Next, the construction team will focus on the operational, electrical and mechanical work necessary for Orion to function, according to the press release.

Can't wait until April 11? You can ride Orion before anyone else by donating to A Kid Again, a nonprofit organization that benefits families raising kids with life-threatening illnesses.

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