Walt Disney World’s Skyliner Set to Open in Fall 2019!

At IAAPA this morning, Bob Chapek — Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Consumer Products — announced that Walt Disney World’s much-anticipated Skyliner will be ready for guests in Fall 2019!

Concept Art of Epcot Skyliner Station

This announcement means the advent of the gondola system, which will connect two parks and four Disney resorts, will likely coincide with — or come right before — the planned opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Galaxy’s Edge Construction

Chapek shared that Skyliner’s last support tower has been constructed, and crews are now working on installing the project’s reinforced cables.

Skyliner Construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

We’re looking forward to this new transportation system in Walt Disney World, which will connect several resorts and hotels to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios directly.

Read more about the Skyliner and see of map of its destinations here!

Are you as excited as we are for the Skyliner’s big debut? Let us hear your excitement in the comments!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for AllEars.net since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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