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Birmingham International Airport, Ala.

Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s trade totaled $906,082 for the month of February, $6.21 million through February of 2019, and $111.46 million 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Germany$3.11 M
2Hungary$633,064
3Poland$453,134
4Austria$414,509
5Czech Republic$357,088
6France$220,200
7China$210,703
8Switzerland$120,991
9Canada$88,508
10Romania$81,622

Overall Rank

Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s trade increases 122.21 percent through February

Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s trade with the world rose 122.21 percent, from $2.79 million to $6.21 million through the first two months of 2019 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Birmingham International Airport, Ala. ranked No. 245 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February of 2019.

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

Through February Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Hungary, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Czech Republic . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Japan, Hungary, Czech Republic and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 140.19 percent to $3.11 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 140.19 percent to $3.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Hungary rose 111.5 percent to $633,064.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 111.5 percent to $633,064.
  • Trade with No. 3 Poland rose 1035.36 percent to $453,134.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1035.36 percent to $453,134.
  • Trade with No. 4 Austria rose 9919.56 percent to $414,509.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 9919.56 percent to $414,509.
  • Trade with No. 5 Czech Republic rose 263.12 percent to $357,088.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 263.12 percent to $357,088.

Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 80.06 percent of its trade with the world.

Birmingham International Airport, Ala. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 31 through February. That compares with two surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Switzerland, $79,009; Sierra Leone, $5,124; and Denmark, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $3.11 million; Hungary, $633,064; and Poland, $453,134.

Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Electric motor, generator parts; Parts for electrical supplies; Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber; and Motor vehicle parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Misc. plastic articles; Cell phones, related equipment; Motor vehicle engines; and Navigational equipment, accounting for 60.22 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Birmingham International Airport, Ala.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 1161.83 percent compared to last year to $100,000.
  • Electric motor, generator parts totaled $6,976. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for electrical supplies totaled $5,124. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber totaled $2,600. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts rose 261.62 percent compared to last year to $2.09 million.
  • Misc. plastic articles rose 625.74 percent compared to last year to $503,286.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 376.12 percent compared to last year to $454,523.
  • Motor vehicle engines rose 2172.65 percent compared to last year to $348,443.
  • Navigational equipment rose 885 percent compared to last year to $273,337.

Last year Birmingham International Airport, Ala. posted total trade with the world of $122.74 million. The Port’s surplus was $62.7 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $92.72 million and imports came to $30.02 million.