Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through April 2020.

Exports: Civilian aircraft, parts

Civilian aircraft, parts, the No. 1 export by value totaled $3.89 billion for the month of April, $30.52 billion through April of 2020, and $125.49 billion for all of 2019, 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$3.65 B
2Germany$2.95 B
3Canada$2.88 B
4United Kingdom$2.46 B
5Brazil$2.03 B
6Japan$1.86 B
7Turkey$1.39 B
8Singapore$1.34 B
9China$1.27 B
10Mexico$1.04 B
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $26.63 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,548,312,915
2Port of Everett, Wash. $2,182,656,932
3Port of Charleston $2,101,467,406
4Port of New Orleans $2,093,654,955
5Miami Int’l Airport $1,977,568,396
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,959,224,014
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,578,343,212
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,312,749,316
9Los Angeles International Airport $1,262,396,803
10Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $721,171,169

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts decreased 16.55 percent through March to $26.63 billion

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts decreased 16.55 percent from $31.91 billion to $26.63 billion through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1 for the last full year with a total value of $125.49 billion, a $4.89 billion, 3.75 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Port of Everett, Wash., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $3,365,523,432
2Canada $2,531,482,453
3Germany $2,185,192,693
4United Kingdom $2,120,991,236
5Brazil $1,686,374,758
6Japan $1,628,256,507
7Turkey $1,348,235,453
8Singapore $1,127,019,082
9China $1,076,196,478
10Mexico $885,149,853

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $5,076,073,326
2CLEVELAND, OH $2,138,228,806
3CHARLESTON, SC $2,002,533,550
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $1,844,370,924
5LOS ANGELES, CA $1,813,904,650
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,741,910,074
7CHICAGO, IL $1,689,799,798
8MIAMI, FL $1,687,247,384
9SAVANNAH, GA $1,424,048,408
10ANCHORAGE, AK $645,980,048

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 6.9 percent compared to last year to $2.55 billion.
  • Port of Everett, Wash. fell 40.01 percent compared to last year to $2.18 billion.
  • Port of Charleston fell 13.09 percent compared to last year to $2.1 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 20.1 percent compared to last year to $2.09 billion.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 12.09 percent compared to last year to $1.98 billion.

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 $143.49 million, 4.09 percent, (12.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $838.21 million, 24.88 percent, (9.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $837.21 million, 27.7 percent, (8.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $460.04 million, 17.82 percent, (7.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $28.61 million, 1.67 percent, (6.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 44.65 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $11.89 billion of the $26.63 billion total.

All totaled, 40.95 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $10.9 billion of the $26.63 billion total