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

Exports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 132 export by value totaled $456.31 million for the month of December, $2.35 billion through December 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
2Taiwan$250.37 M
3India$244.94 M
4United Kingdom$244.06 M
5French Guiana$188.5 M
6Saudi Arabia$181.86 M
7Australia$120.15 M
8Thailand$115.06 M
9Indonesia$110 M
10Azerbaijan$109 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Orlando International Airport $390,705,000
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $266,886,712
3Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. $254,500,000
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $250,709,769
5Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $188,500,000
6Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. $181,277,588
7San Jose International Airport, Calif. $109,000,000
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $96,060,000
9Port of Houston $88,497,067
10Des Moines International Airport $74,810,280

U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 40.46 percent through December to $2.35 billion

U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 40.46 percent from $3.95 billion to $2.35 billion in 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 132 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 77 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 India, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 French Guiana. The leading gateways were No. 1 Orlando International Airport, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

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 Taiwan. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $322,084,138
2Taiwan $250,369,769
3India $244,937,240
4United Kingdom $244,060,280
5French Guiana $188,500,000
6Saudi Arabia $181,857,588
7Australia $120,146,631
8Thailand $115,055,000
9Indonesia $110,000,000
10Azerbaijan $109,000,000

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BALTIMORE, MD $482,664,480
2NOGALES, AZ $391,387,176
3WASHINGTON, DC $377,000,000
4SAVANNAH, GA $269,628,982
5TAMPA, FL $237,631,542
6MIAMI, FL $192,120,000
7CHARLESTON, SC $131,082,112
8MINNEAPOLIS, MN $29,425,300
9MOBILE, AL $12,000,000
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $4,058,000

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in 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.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 220.27 percent compared to last year to $266.89 million.
  • Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. totaled $254.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 43.29 percent compared to last year to $250.71 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 36.7 percent compared to last year to $188.5 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 $548.91 million, 63.02 percent, (13.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $77.04 million, 44.44 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $276.79 million, 53.05 percent, (10.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $242.38 million, 14463 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 French Guiana increased $57.01 million, 43.36 percent, (8.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.2 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $2.35 billion total.

All totaled, 57.52 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.35 billion of the $2.35 billion total