American Flyer Colorado LPOA
United States – Copper Mountain (Colorado) – 2018

American Flyer chairlift

The American Flyer may be the world’s longest bubble chairlift; in any case, it is the longest one manufactured by the POMA Group on American soil.

product range
Detachable chairlift
Application
Skiing area
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The project

The American Flyer, located on Copper Mountain, Colorado, is impressive for its 3,009-metre slope, and its 182 six-seater blue hood chairs make it one of the largest of all time. It replaces an ageing 1986 4-seater POMA detachable chairlift and is equipped with one of the first direct drive models in the United States.

At a very high maximum altitude of 3,541 metres, passengers are confronted with very cold and windy weather conditions, so the hood chairs quickly became popular with visitors to the resort.

Technical

SPECIFICATIONs

Longueur

Length

3009 m

Dénivelé

difference in elevation

580 m

Débit

Capacité

2400 passengers/ hour

Date

Speed

5 m/s

Nombre de Véhicules

Number of seats

182

Nombre de passagers par véhicules

Number of passengers per seat

6

motorisation

Motorisation

DirectDrive®

POMA, innovation

for the project

Length record

With its 3,009m, the American Flyer is the longest bubble chairlift made by POMA.

Hood chairs,

a signature feature

The long line of 182 blue hood chairs has become a very visible signature feature of the slopes of Copper Mountain.

The American Flyer in pictures

Télésiège à bulles American Flyer
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