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Avatar Airbender
Avatar Airbender MOA.jpg
Avatar Airbender
Nickelodeon Universe
Coordinates 44°51′16″N 93°14′32″W / 44.854367°N 93.242115°W / 44.854367; -93.242115
AVATAR AIRBENDER Latitude and Longitude:

44°51′16″N 93°14′32″W / 44.854367°N 93.242115°W / 44.854367; -93.242115
StatusOperating
Opening dateMarch 15, 2008
General statistics
Type Steel – Shuttle – Launched
Manufacturer Intamin
ModelHalf Pipe Coaster
Height70 ft (21 m)
Speed30 mph (48 km/h)
Capacity500 riders per hour
Height restriction48 in (122 cm)
Avatar Airbender at RCDB
Pictures of Avatar Airbender at RCDB

Avatar Airbender is an Intamin roller coaster themed after the TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender located at Nickelodeon Universe in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Avatar is a halfpipe roller coaster that goes up to 70 ft to the top and back tower while spinning the riders. It reaches the top of both spikes about twelve times during each ride. Located at the center of Nickelodeon Universe, it provides a focal point for the entire park.

Trivia

  • Avatar Airbender opened with the Nickelodeon Universe grand opening on March 15, 2008, as one of the park's five new attractions.[ citation needed]
  • Replaced the former central Charlie Brown fountain area.[ citation needed]