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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 140 export by value totaled $19.88 million for the month of October, $1.85 billion through October of 2018, and $3.95 billion for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1France$322.08 M
2United Kingdom$236.48 M
3French Guiana$188.5 M
4Saudi Arabia$181.86 M
5Australia$120.15 M
6Taiwan$115.56 M
7Thailand$115.06 M
8Indonesia$110 M
9Azerbaijan$109 M
10Singapore$96.06 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.85 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Orlando International Airport $390,705,000
2Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. $254,500,000
3Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $188,500,000
4Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. $181,277,588
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $115,895,278
6San Jose International Airport, Calif. $109,000,000
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $96,060,000
8Port of Houston $88,497,067
9Port of Worcester, Mass. $70,000,000
10Des Moines International Airport $67,227,222

U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 45.88 percent through October to $1.85 billion

U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 45.88 percent from $3.41 billion to $1.85 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 140 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 74 for the last full year with a total value of $3.95 billion, a $3.37 billion, 46.06 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 French Guiana, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Orlando International Airport, No. 2 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla., No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Greece. The leading gateways were No. 1 Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 San Jose International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $322,084,138
2United Kingdom $236,477,222
3French Guiana $188,500,000
4Saudi Arabia $181,857,588
5Australia $120,146,631
6Taiwan $115,555,278
7Thailand $115,055,000
8Indonesia $110,000,000
9Azerbaijan $109,000,000
10Singapore $96,060,000

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Washington, D.C. $188,500,000
2Phoenix/Nogales $181,277,588
3Jacksonville/Tampa $118,815,771
4Miami $96,060,000
5Minneapolis $14,712,650
6Mobile $6,000,000
7New York City $2,029,000
8Wilmington $1,353,990
9Houston $1,050,000
10San Juan $373,000

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Orlando International Airport totaled $390.71 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. totaled $254.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. totaled $188.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. totaled $181.28 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7012.94 percent compared to last year to $115.9 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 France decreased $484.29 million, 60.06 percent, (17.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $234.8 million, 14010 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 French Guiana increased $188.5 million, 0 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $181.86 million, 0 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $482.73 million, 80.07 percent, (6.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.77 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.85 billion total.

All totaled, 61.2 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $1.85 billion total