WORLD'S 10 FASTEST ELEVATORS

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Imagine that you move with 72 km/h speed…Not horizontally, verticaly! We refer to ride’s speed of the fastest elevators! Impressive? Let’s see

#10 John Hancock Center

Chicago, U.S.A

10 John Hancock Center
Built between 1965 and 1970
Top Speed: 545m/m (33kph)
Height: 344 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 38 seconds
Capacity: 14 persons
Number of Elevators: 37 in the building, 2 for the Observatory
 

#9 China World Trade Center

Bejung, China

9 China world trade Center
Constructed: 2010
Top Speed: 600m/m (36kph)
Height: 335 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 35 seconds
Number of Elevators: 41
 

#8 World Financial Center

Shanghai, China

8 World Financial Center China
Constructed: 2008
Top Speed: 600m/m (36kph)
Height: 492 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 50 seconds
Number of Elevators: 91
 

#7 SkyTree

Tokyo, Japan

7 SkyTree Tokyo

Constructed: 2012
Top Speed: 600m/m (36kph)
Height: 634 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 50 seconds
Number of Elevators: 4 high-speed, large capacity (40 persons)
 

 #6 Burj Khalifa

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

6 Burj Khalifa Dubai
Constructed: 2010
Top Speed: 600m/m (36kph)
Height: 828 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 82 seconds
Number of Elevators: 57
 

#5 One World Trade Center

New York, U.S.A

5 One World Trade Center USA
Constructed: 2013
Top Speed: 615m/m (37kph)
Height: 541 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 47 seconds
 

#4 Yokohama Landmark Tower

Yokohama, Japan

4 Yokohama Landmark Tower Japan
Constructed: 1993
Top Speed: 750m/m (45kph)
Height: 296 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 36 seconds
Number of Elevators: 79 high-speed
 

#3 Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan

3 Taipei 101 Taiwan
Constructed: 2004
Top Speed: 1010m/m (61kph)
Height: 509 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 33 seconds
(World Record 2004-2015)
 

#2 Shanghai Tower

Shanghai, China

2 Shanghai Tower
Constructed: 2013
Top Speed: 1080m/m (65kph)
Height: 632 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 55 seconds
Number of Elevators: 106
(World Record 2015-2016)
 

#1 CTF Finance Center

Guangzhou, China

1 CTF Finance Center
Constructed: 2016
Top Speed: 1200m/m (72kph) – 32 times faster than a conventional elevator.
Height: 530 m
Time from Level zero to Top Level: 43 seconds
Number of Elevators: 95

 

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