Billund -Denmark’s second biggest airport

Billund Airport(BLL) is the second largest airport in Denmark after Copenhagen Airport. The immediate neighbor to LEGOLAND.
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Billund Airport began in 1961 when LEGO inventor Godtfredsen Kirk Christiansen established a private 800 meter runway and hangar north of the LEGO factory in Billund. Soon neighboring municipalities were included in the group of owners and the airport expanded to a regular public airport .

The construction of the new airport was carried out during 1964 and the airport opened on 1 November with a runway of 1660 m length and 45 m width. Hans Erik Christensen, former chief pilot at Lego became director and the passengers were handled in LEGO’s hangar until the first terminal building was opened in the spring of 1966. The following years BLL continuously expanded with new facilities, terminal buildings, lounges, tax-free area and hangars.

2002 a new passenger terminal was in use, as the first phase of a future expansion, which is scheduled to take place north of the start and runway, while air cargo services, business and private aviation remains must be processed in existing buildings and structures south of the runway. 1 January 1997 BLL was converted into a public limited company, Billund Airport A/S, with the former members Vejle County and municipalities Vejle , Kolding, Grindsted , Billund, and other shareholders.

In 2008, the entire runway was renovated and paved, along a new taxiway. This enormous task lasted only 14 hours. The track was closed over night between the hours. 23:00 and 06:00.
The same year was also a record year for the airport. 2,546,856 passengers passed through the terminals, an increase of 12.7 percent compared to 2007.

From mid-2009, the airport was served by 9 airlines flying regular flight service. KLM’s route to Amsterdam flew 200,000 annual passengers to Amsterdam Schiphol that year. In 2011, Ryanair announced that Billund Airport from March 2012 should be the base for two Boeing 737 aircraft.
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Airline Destinations

airBaltic Riga

Air France(HOP!) Paris-Charles de Gaulle

Atlantic Airways Bergen, Vágar

British Airways(Sun-Air) Bergen, Brussels, Düsseldorf, London-City, Manchester, München, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Bromma

bmi regional Birmingham

Danish Air Transport Stavanger

Icelandair(Seasonal) Reykjavik-Keflavík

KLM Amsterdam
KLM(Cityhopper) Amsterdam

Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main

Norwegian Oslo-Gardermoen
Norwegian(Seasonal) Alicante, Las Palmas

Primera Air Reykjavik-Keflavík

Ryanair Alicante, Budapest, Girona, Krakow, London-Stansted, Málaga, Rom-Ciampino, Tenerife-Syd
Ryanair(seasonal) Alghero, Bergamo, Carcassonne, Chania, Corfu, Edinburgh, Faro, Malta, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Trapani, Treviso, Zadar

Scandinavian Airlines København, Oslo-Gardermoen
Golden Air(SAS) Stockholm-Arlanda

Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk

Charter

Bulgaria Air Burgas

Corendon Dutch Airlines Rimini

Finnair Helsinki

Jetairfly St. Croix

Jet Time Alghero, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Sal, Taba, Tenerife-Syd

Malmö Aviation Odense, Rom-Fiumicino

Primera Air Antalya, Hurghada, Bodrum, Eilat-Ovda, Enfidha, Reykjavík-Keflavík,

Santorini, Sharjah

SATA International Funchal

SmartLynx Airlines Hurghada

Scandinavian Airlines Antalya, Burgas, Chania, Dalaman, Enfidha, Fuerteventura, Gazipaşa, Gran

Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodos, Sharm el-Sheikh

Thomas Cook Scandinavia Antalya, Cancún, Chania, Colombo, Fuerteventura, Hurghada, Kos, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Punta Cana, Rhodos, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tenerife-Syd

TUIfly Nordic Phuket

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