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The 10 Longest Roller Coasters in the World


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Number 6: Formula Rossa - 6562 Feet
The 10 Longest Roller Coasters in the World
Ferrari World. Used with permission.
  • At Ferrari World on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, part of the United Arab Emirates
  • Hydraulic launch coaster manufactured by Intamin AG of Switzerland

Befitting its race-car theme, Formula Rossa accelerates from 0 to 100 km (62 miles) in 2 seconds. More fittingly, it reaches a peak speed of 149 mph, which makes it the world's fastest roller coaster. With all of that speed, Formula Rossa needs a lot of track to burn off its pent-up energy. It's no surprise then that it is among the world's longest coasters. Formula Rossa starts inside the indoor theme park, accelerates through the dome, travels outside the park, and returns to the loading station inside the building. The train's cars look like flashy red Formula One Ferraris.

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