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Denver International Airport, Colo.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade totaled $453.93 million for the month of August, $3.67 billion through August 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$2.04 B
2Switzerland$362.43 M
3Germany$203.99 M
4The Netherlands$177.78 M
5United Kingdom$124.46 M
6Japan$111.08 M
7Italy$73.76 M
8Taiwan$64.95 M
9Belgium$55.87 M
10France$55.7 M

Overall Rank

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade increases 4.83 percent through August

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade with the world rose 4.83 percent, from $3.5 billion to $3.67 billion through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Denver International Airport, Colo. ranked No. 90 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 rose 6 percent to $2.04 billion.
    Exports rose 34.69 percent to $9.52 million. Imports rose 5.89 percent to $2.03 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland fell 12.06 percent to $362.43 million.
    Exports fell 63 percent to $16.92 million. Imports fell 5.7 percent to $345.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 10.4 percent to $203.99 million.
    Exports rose 28.74 percent to $56.83 million. Imports rose 4.64 percent to $147.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 6.7 percent to $177.78 million.
    Exports rose 4.63 percent to $169.85 million. Imports rose 85.08 percent to $7.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 15.64 percent to $124.46 million.
    Exports rose 51.46 percent to $69.26 million. Imports fell 10.82 percent to $55.2 million.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 79.17 percent of its trade with the world.

Denver International Airport, Colo. had trade surpluses with 98 countries and deficits with 49 through August. That compares with 107 surpluses and 47 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with The Netherlands, $161.92 million; Belgium, $50.75 million; and Japan, $31.85 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $2.02 billion; Switzerland, $328.6 million; and Germany, $90.33 million.

Through August its top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical equipment for physicals; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 43.76 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Value added to a returned import; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 82.07 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 15.63 percent compared to last year to $159.68 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 68.72 percent compared to last year to $46.49 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 1.04 percent compared to last year to $33.37 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 12.14 percent compared to last year to $32.08 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts fell 9.97 percent compared to last year to $31.8 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 5.85 percent compared to last year to $2.02 billion.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 10.8 percent compared to last year to $198.31 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 33.31 percent compared to last year to $118.16 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 1.91 percent compared to last year to $59 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 22.74 percent compared to last year to $48.21 million.

Last year Denver International Airport, Colo. posted total trade with the world of $5.07 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.12 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands and Japan. Exports totaled $973.66 million and imports came to $4.1 billion.