Billund (Danish pronunciation: [ˈb̥ilɔnˀ]) is a small town in Jutland, Denmark, most notable as the home of the Lego Group head office. A typical company town, it is also known for its theme park, Legoland, and for Billund Airport which is the second largest airport in Denmark. The airport opened in 1964 and was built by the Lego Group, but is now run independently.
With a population of 6,194 (1 January 2014), Billund is the second largest town in Billund Municipality, Region of Southern Denmark, following the municipal seat of Grindsted.
On the outskirts of the town there is a Lego factory, which, as of 2005, manufactured 90% of the company's products. Adjacent to the company's headquarters is the first Legoland theme park, which opened in 1968 and is called Legoland Billund.
In addition to the Lego Group, Sun Air of Scandinavia has its head office in Billund.
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