Anchorage International Airport, Alaska

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade totaled $4.94 billion for the month of March, $12.67 billion through March of 2020, and $57.24 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1China$2.45 B
2Malaysia$2.36 B
3South Korea$1.56 B
4Japan$1.4 B
5Taiwan$1.21 B
6Hong Kong$903.03 M
7Singapore$731.8 M
8Thailand$493.01 M
9Philippines$422.18 M
10Vietnam$380.74 M

Overall Rank

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade decreases 2.15 percent through March

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 2.15 percent, from $12.94 billion to $12.67 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.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $964.77 billion, with exports at $395.69 billion and imports at $569.09 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 3.07 percent and imports fell 4.91 percent.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska ranked No. 23 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March of 2020.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through March Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 25.96 percent to $2.45 billion.
    Exports fell 9.88 percent to $731.98 million. Imports fell 31.19 percent to $1.72 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Malaysia fell 0.19 percent to $2.36 billion.
    Exports rose 44.44 percent to $403.41 million. Imports fell 6.15 percent to $1.96 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 20.14 percent to $1.56 billion.
    Exports rose 19.78 percent to $473.49 million. Imports rose 20.3 percent to $1.08 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 0.53 percent to $1.4 billion.
    Exports rose 1.99 percent to $937.52 million. Imports fell 5.3 percent to $458.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 1.61 percent to $1.21 billion.
    Exports rose 21.44 percent to $330.62 million. Imports fell 4.25 percent to $881.99 million.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 70.89 percent of its trade with the world.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska had trade surpluses with 65 countries and deficits with 71 through March. That compares with 69 surpluses and 81 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Hong Kong, $850.84 million; Japan, $478.76 million; and Singapore, $145.06 million. The top three deficits through March of this year were with Malaysia, $1.56 billion; China, $984.13 million; and South Korea, $610.52 million.

Through March its top exports were Cell phones, related equipment; Civilian aircraft, parts; Computer chips; Medical instruments; and Frozen fish, in that order. Those accounted for 41.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer chips; Change it to Digital storage devices; Computer parts; Computers; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 60.72 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s exports:

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 17.4 percent compared to last year to $682.37 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 26.47 percent compared to last year to $548.31 million.
  • Computer chips fell 16.01 percent compared to last year to $336.31 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 14.92 percent compared to last year to $242.91 million.
  • Frozen fish fell 12.23 percent compared to last year to $229.79 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer chips fell 2.73 percent compared to last year to $2.06 billion.
  • Change it to Digital storage devices rose 38.88 percent compared to last year to $773.23 million.
  • Computer parts fell 33.87 percent compared to last year to $671.37 million.
  • Computers fell 21.31 percent compared to last year to $649.91 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 9.58 percent compared to last year to $579.72 million.

Last year Anchorage International Airport, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $57.24 billion. The Port’s deficit was $15.87 billion. Exports totaled $20.68 billion and imports came to $36.55 billion.