Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade totaled $16.84 million for the month of May, $378.41 million through May of 2020, and $2.01 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
1Brazil$237.04 M
2Colombia$23.03 M
3United Arab Emirates$22.74 M
4Nicaragua$10.39 M
5Paraguay$7.73 M
6India$7.32 M
7Japan$7.21 M
8Saudi Arabia$6.83 M
9France$5.6 M
10Bahamas$4.55 M

Overall Rank

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade decreases 55 percent through May

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 55 percent, from $840.89 million to $378.41 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.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. ranked No. 129 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 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Paraguay. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil fell 55.82 percent to $237.04 million.
    Exports fell 74.41 percent to $109.3 million. Imports rose 16.71 percent to $127.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Colombia rose 90.66 percent to $23.03 million.
    Exports rose 122.85 percent to $21.23 million. Imports fell 29.34 percent to $1.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Arab Emirates fell 29.56 percent to $22.74 million.
    Exports rose 604.92 percent to $22.65 million. Imports fell 99.68 percent to $92,740.
  • Trade with No. 4 Nicaragua totaled $10.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $10.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Paraguay rose 167.17 percent to $7.73 million.
    Exports totaled $6.79 million. Imports fell 67.43 percent to $942,040.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 79.52 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with 51 countries and deficits with 42 through May. That compares with 63 surpluses and 60 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $22.55 million; Colombia, $19.42 million; and Saudi Arabia, $6.75 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Brazil, $18.43 million; Nicaragua, $10.39 million; and India, $7.12 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Horses, other living equine animals; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 80.07 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Satellites, related equipment; Handguns; Medicines in individual dosages; Gold; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 80.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 8.79 percent compared to last year to $129.3 million.
  • Horses, other living equine animals rose 3200 percent compared to last year to $11.55 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 33.44 percent compared to last year to $6.07 million.
  • Computers fell 74.48 percent compared to last year to $5.73 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 140.9 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.

On the import side:

  • Satellites, related equipment fell 79.33 percent compared to last year to $84.86 million.
  • Handguns fell 36.14 percent compared to last year to $27.23 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 29.49 percent compared to last year to $15.32 million.
  • Gold rose 2228.76 percent compared to last year to $10.61 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 57.11 percent compared to last year to $8.52 million.

Last year Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $2.01 billion. The Port’s deficit was $777.78 million. Exports totaled $617.47 million and imports came to $1.4 billion.