Denver International Airport, Colo.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade totaled $182.62 million for the month of June, $2.04 billion through June of 2020, and $5.5 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
1Canada$897.65 M
2French Guiana$354.88 M
3United Arab Emirates$163.97 M
4Switzerland$128.73 M
5Germany$76.34 M
6The Netherlands$57.44 M
7Japan$49.87 M
8United Kingdom$49.39 M
9Belgium$27.47 M
10Italy$27.28 M

Overall Rank

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade decreases 24 percent through June

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade with the world fell 24 percent, from $2.69 billion to $2.04 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Denver International Airport, Colo. ranked No. 89 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 French Guiana, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 40.6 percent to $897.65 million.
    Exports rose 57.73 percent to $14.19 million. Imports fell 41.19 percent to $883.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 French Guiana totaled $354.88 million.
    Exports totaled $354.88 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Arab Emirates rose 1887.4 percent to $163.97 million.
    Exports rose 1924.78 percent to $163.51 million. Imports rose 160.95 percent to $456,368.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland fell 54.64 percent to $128.73 million.
    Exports fell 16.84 percent to $12.81 million. Imports fell 56.81 percent to $115.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 50.11 percent to $76.34 million.
    Exports fell 22.8 percent to $32.21 million. Imports fell 60.35 percent to $44.13 million.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 79.42 percent of its trade with the world.

Denver International Airport, Colo. had trade surpluses with 81 countries and deficits with 45 through June. That compares with 97 surpluses and 42 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with French Guiana, $354.88 million; United Arab Emirates, $163.06 million; and The Netherlands, $51.41 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $869.26 million; Switzerland, $103.1 million; and Taiwan, $12.79 million.

Through June its top exports were Satellites, related equipment; Medical instruments; Medical equipment for physicals; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 74.11 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Satellites, related equipment; Returned exports, without change; Medical instruments; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, accounting for 85.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Satellites, related equipment totaled $504.01 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical instruments fell 52.31 percent compared to last year to $56.87 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 4.09 percent compared to last year to $23.64 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 7.73 percent compared to last year to $22.7 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts fell 12.3 percent compared to last year to $19.08 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 41.05 percent compared to last year to $881.71 million.
  • Satellites, related equipment fell 32.19 percent compared to last year to $106.65 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 55.46 percent compared to last year to $17.75 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 86.58 percent compared to last year to $12.11 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 20.98 percent compared to last year to $10.42 million.

Last year Denver International Airport, Colo. posted total trade with the world of $5.5 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.41 billion. Exports totaled $1.05 billion and imports came to $4.46 billion.