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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 33 import by value totaled $1.19 billion for the month of March, $2.99 billion through March of 2019, and $12.29 billion for all of 2018, 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1France$1.35 B
2Canada$575.89 M
3Brazil$369.81 M
4Germany$321.22 M
5United Kingdom$122.85 M
6Israel$110.23 M
7Switzerland$81.07 M
8Italy$19.72 M
9Ireland$14.18 M
10Poland$12.22 M
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U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites increased 10.90 percent through March to $2.99 billion

U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites increased 10.90 percent from $2.7 billion to $2.99 billion through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 33 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 37 for the last full year with a total value of $12.29 billion, a $1.52 billion, 11.01 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark., No. 3 Port of Bangor, Maine, No. 4 Burlington International Airport, Vt. and No. 5 Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Burlington International Airport, Vt., No. 2 Port of Bangor, Maine, No. 3 Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark., No. 4 San Juan International Airport, P.R. and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,348,003,922
2Canada $575,894,300
3Brazil $369,806,126
4Germany $321,221,957
5United Kingdom $122,854,362
6Israel $110,231,507
7Switzerland $81,068,991
8Italy $19,716,148
9Ireland $14,183,388
10Poland $12,218,585

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $646,993,051
2Portland, Maine $601,876,695
3Detroit $439,372,146
4New Orleans $385,687,913
5Miami $331,238,742
6San Juan $238,422,054
7Atlanta/Savannah $215,139,841
8Boston $196,797,659
9Los Angeles $156,951,721
10Dallas $148,918,247

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:

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 18.95 percent compared to last year to $442.35 million.
  • Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark. rose 25.93 percent compared to last year to $368.3 million.
  • Port of Bangor, Maine fell 46.12 percent compared to last year to $317.72 million.
  • Burlington International Airport, Vt. fell 13.27 percent compared to last year to $283.22 million.
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport rose 250.67 percent compared to last year to $236.4 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. imports from No. 1 France increased $210.65 million, 18.52 percent, (45.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $22.75 million, 3.8 percent, (19.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $66.46 million, 21.91 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $124.18 million, 27.88 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $103.48 million, 534.03 percent, (4.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.46 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.74 billion of the $2.99 billion total.

All totaled, 55.05 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.65 billion of the $2.99 billion total