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

Exports: Civilian aircraft, parts

Civilian aircraft, parts, the No. 1 export by value totaled $8.57 billion for the month of February, $16.94 billion through February 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$2.1 B
2Canada$1.58 B
3United Kingdom$1.5 B
4Germany$1.29 B
5Brazil$1.13 B
6Japan$847.45 M
7Singapore$786.59 M
8Turkey$786.54 M
9China$652.1 M
10India$577.27 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.94 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,458,864,631
2Port of New Orleans $1,402,302,604
3Miami Int’l Airport $1,299,907,029
4Port of Everett, Wash. $1,246,113,621
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,207,545,003
6Port of Charleston $1,074,044,802
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,037,257,045
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $919,307,747
9Los Angeles International Airport $834,915,682
10Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $500,752,350

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts decreased 12.66 percent through February to $16.94 billion

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts decreased 12.66 percent from $19.4 billion to $16.94 billion through the first two 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 February 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 4 Port of Everett, Wash. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $2,098,421,728
2Canada $1,584,288,302
3United Kingdom $1,497,992,516
4Germany $1,288,744,547
5Brazil $1,130,428,786
6Japan $847,453,834
7Singapore $786,586,424
8Turkey $786,544,343
9China $652,097,608
10India $577,271,598

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 2.7 percent compared to last year to $1.46 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 35.09 percent compared to last year to $1.4 billion.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 14.26 percent compared to last year to $1.3 billion.
  • Port of Everett, Wash. fell 43.48 percent compared to last year to $1.25 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 19.75 percent compared to last year to $1.21 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 $46.62 million, 2.17 percent, (12.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $706.15 million, 30.83 percent, (9.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $100.13 million, 6.27 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $578.98 million, 31 percent, (7.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $67.8 million, 5.66 percent, (6.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 44.86 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $7.6 billion of the $16.94 billion total.

All totaled, 39.05 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.61 billion of the $16.94 billion total