Denver International Airport, Colo.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade totaled $256.11 million for the month of July, $2.3 billion through July 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$1.1 B
2French Guiana$354.88 M
3United Arab Emirates$164.53 M
4Switzerland$154.47 M
5Germany$77.86 M
6The Netherlands$61.48 M
7United Kingdom$52.42 M
8Japan$51.39 M
9Italy$28.22 M
10Belgium$27.97 M

Overall Rank

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade decreases 28.5 percent through July

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade with the world fell 28.5 percent, from $3.21 billion to $2.3 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Denver International Airport, Colo. ranked No. 94 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 91. It finished No. 89 in the last full year.

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

Through July 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 50.33 percent to $897.65 million.
    Exports rose 54.16 percent to $14.19 million. Imports fell 50.86 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 1640.29 percent to $163.97 million.
    Exports rose 1680.51 percent to $163.51 million. Imports rose 91.36 percent to $456,368.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland fell 61.89 percent to $128.73 million.
    Exports fell 21.11 percent to $12.81 million. Imports fell 63.95 percent to $115.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 56.8 percent to $76.34 million.
    Exports fell 35.21 percent to $32.21 million. Imports fell 65.25 percent to $44.13 million.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top five trading partners through July 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 July. That compares with 96 surpluses and 46 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July 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 July of this year were with Canada, $869.26 million; Switzerland, $103.1 million; and Taiwan, $12.79 million.

Through July 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 72.68 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 87.82 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 58.32 percent compared to last year to $58.53 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 0.06 percent compared to last year to $28.53 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 23.99 percent compared to last year to $23.23 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts fell 11.49 percent compared to last year to $22.75 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 39.43 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.
  • Satellites, related equipment fell 34.24 percent compared to last year to $123.21 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 60.64 percent compared to last year to $18.14 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 88.64 percent compared to last year to $12.13 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 17.52 percent compared to last year to $10.48 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.