LAS VEGAS: On the first day of 2019, ten fliers become the first to fly on the brand-new FLY LINQ. This $20 million attraction above The LINQ Promenade is the first and only zip line on the Las Vegas Strip.
“FLY LINQ is an exciting addition to The LINQ Promenade’s attraction portfolio, adding a new dynamism to the environment, regardless whether you’re riding or waving at the fliers from below,” says Shaun Swanger, senior vice president of attractions, retail and leasing for Caesars Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to begin 2019 and invite the world to come and experience this exhilarating attraction.”
FLY LINQ FAST FACTS:
Developed by the team behind High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel.
10 side-by-side ziplines, capable of simultaneously launching all riders.
The height of launch tower: 114 feet or 14 stories.
Height of landing tower: 54 feet or more than five stories.
Positions to fly: seated or superhero (prone).
Length of each zip line: 1,121 feet.
Length of time: the ride takes approximately 35 to 45 seconds.
Average speed: 35 MPH.
FLY LINQ was developed in conjunction with Xventure LV, LLC, the company that specializes in high-capacity adventure rides situated in prime urban locations.
Minimum weight requirement: 60 pounds.
Hours of operation: Open daily at 11:30 a.m.
Photo credit: Kabik Photo Group