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Denver International Airport, Colo.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade totaled $335.21 million for the month of February, $631.3 million through February of 2019, and $5.07 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Canada$279.64 M
2Switzerland$81.08 M
3Germany$56.76 M
4The Netherlands$32.94 M
5Japan$28.12 M
6United Kingdom$22.5 M
7Italy$19.79 M
8Taiwan$14.81 M
9Belgium$11.04 M
10France$10.27 M

Overall Rank

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade decreases 20.02 percent through February

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade with the world fell 20.02 percent, from $789.34 million to $631.3 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.

Denver International Airport, Colo. ranked No. 100 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 Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 35.73 percent to $279.64 million.
    Exports fell 45.56 percent to $325,743. Imports fell 35.72 percent to $279.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland fell 15.7 percent to $81.08 million.
    Exports fell 85.19 percent to $3.25 million. Imports rose 4.82 percent to $77.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 24.96 percent to $56.76 million.
    Exports rose 57.27 percent to $15.94 million. Imports rose 15.69 percent to $40.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 3.88 percent to $32.94 million.
    Exports rose 6.38 percent to $32.27 million. Imports fell 51.52 percent to $664,015.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan fell 8.8 percent to $28.12 million.
    Exports fell 24.22 percent to $15.45 million. Imports rose 21.34 percent to $12.67 million.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 75.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Denver International Airport, Colo. had trade surpluses with 76 countries and deficits with 36 through February. That compares with 72 surpluses and 37 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with The Netherlands, $31.61 million; Belgium, $9.48 million; and Ireland, $3.58 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $278.99 million; Switzerland, $74.59 million; and Germany, $24.89 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 43.41 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; and Frames, mountings for glasses, goggles, accounting for 74.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Denver International Airport, Colo.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 27.26 percent compared to last year to $32.55 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 19.28 percent compared to last year to $7.13 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 136.4 percent compared to last year to $6.69 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 5 percent compared to last year to $6.63 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts fell 16.46 percent compared to last year to $6.35 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 35.77 percent compared to last year to $278.58 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 12.87 percent compared to last year to $38.33 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 0.44 percent compared to last year to $33.64 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 31.35 percent compared to last year to $12.66 million.
  • Frames, mountings for glasses, goggles rose 16.23 percent compared to last year to $7.52 million.

Last year Denver International Airport, Colo. posted total trade with the world of $3.77 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.99 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $889.1 million and imports came to $2.88 billion.