Boise International Airport

Boise International Airport’s trade totaled $304,800 for the month of May, $1.92 million through May of 2020, and $9.13 million 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
1Canada$571,804
2Romania$289,411
3Israel$198,246
4Germany$171,615
5United Kingdom$108,113
6France$103,270
7China$92,478
8Singapore$86,384
9Denmark$42,907
10Argentina$41,832

Overall Rank

Boise International Airport’s trade decreases 58.45 percent through May

Boise International Airport’s trade with the world fell 58.45 percent, from $4.62 million to $1.92 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Boise International Airport ranked No. 313 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through May Boise International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Romania, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Belgium, Canada, Germany, Romania and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 48.03 percent to $571,804.
    Exports fell 95.28 percent to $29,148. Imports rose 12.54 percent to $542,656.
  • Trade with No. 2 Romania rose 52.03 percent to $289,411.
    Exports totaled $289,411. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel rose 222.88 percent to $198,246.
    Exports rose 3922.03 percent to $198,246. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 42.79 percent to $171,615.
    Exports totaled $171,615. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 23.13 percent to $108,113.
    Exports totaled $108,113. There were no imports.

Boise International Airport’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 69.73 percent of its trade with the world.

Boise International Airport had trade surpluses with 20 countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with five surpluses and 17 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Romania, $289,411; Israel, $198,246; and Germany, $171,615. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $513,508; Croatia, $14,532; and Switzerland, $408.

Through May its top exports were Optical fibers; Printed circuits; Insulated wire, cable; Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts; and Machine tool parts, in that order. Those accounted for 95.56 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Caulking compounds, glaziers putty; Misc. iron or steel structures and parts; Misc. builders’ plastics; and Prepared glues and adhesives, accounting for 68.47 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Boise International Airport’s exports:

  • Optical fibers rose 30.31 percent compared to last year to $831,610.
  • Printed circuits rose 33.04 percent compared to last year to $334,314.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 958.23 percent compared to last year to $46,562.
  • Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts fell 24.66 percent compared to last year to $35,413.
  • Machine tool parts rose 151.45 percent compared to last year to $20,327.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change fell 89.87 percent compared to last year to $230,120.
  • Caulking compounds, glaziers putty fell 35.72 percent compared to last year to $96,993.
  • Misc. iron or steel structures and parts rose 1509.62 percent compared to last year to $35,637.
  • Misc. builders’ plastics fell 12.14 percent compared to last year to $23,721.
  • Prepared glues and adhesives fell 74.04 percent compared to last year to $19,720.

Last year Boise International Airport posted total trade with the world of $9.13 million. The Port’s surplus was $581,139. Exports totaled $4.86 million and imports came to $4.28 million.