Welcome to the Great Orlando Wheel
From the above website......
"The Great Orlando Wheel represents a breathtaking new vision for North America. Rising 400 feet (122 meters) above the earth, this iconic structure will offer ever-changing views above one of the country’s top tourism destinations. It is scheduled to open in 2010.
A 25-mile (40 km) panoramic view will showcase world-class Central Florida attractions like SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World, as well as firework displays and rocket launches from NASA Kennedy Space Center. With integrated commercial and retail facilities, The Great Orlando Wheel will provide a grand welcome to this vibrant destination and an ideal gathering place for visitors to shop, enjoy and play.
Ideally situated in the heart of Orlando, Florida, the Wheel is conveniently located to nearby attractions including, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World Resort and bustling Downtown Orlando. Additionally, the Orlando-Orange County Convention Center and International Drive, Central Florida’s main tourist corridor, are adjacent to the site."
Height: 400 feet (122 meters)
Weight: 4,200 tons
Passengers per Capsule: 40 (Air-conditioned & UV protected)
Flight Duration: 30 minutes