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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade totaled $96.6 million for the month of August, $1.31 billion through August of 2019, and $1.53 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
1Brazil$767.63 M
2France$97.63 M
3Canada$70.59 M
4United Arab Emirates$42.78 M
5Japan$27.98 M
6United Kingdom$26.6 M
7Sweden$25.81 M
8Chile$25.14 M
9China$22.56 M
10Spain$19.74 M

Overall Rank

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade increases 46.87 percent through August

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 46.87 percent, from $893.71 million to $1.31 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.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil rose 44.49 percent to $767.63 million.
    Exports fell 28.59 percent to $184.78 million. Imports rose 113.87 percent to $582.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 579.67 percent to $97.63 million.
    Exports rose 235.22 percent to $392,262. Imports rose 582.49 percent to $97.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada rose 610.32 percent to $70.59 million.
    Exports rose 65.04 percent to $1.29 million. Imports rose 656.94 percent to $69.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Arab Emirates rose 15.7 percent to $42.78 million.
    Exports rose 7.16 percent to $38.52 million. Imports rose 316.88 percent to $4.25 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 21.64 percent to $27.98 million.
    Exports rose 66.31 percent to $18.53 million. Imports fell 20.31 percent to $9.45 million.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 76.69 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with 66 countries and deficits with 65 through August. That compares with 56 surpluses and 66 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $34.27 million; Chile, $19.58 million; and Spain, $18.63 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Brazil, $398.06 million; France, $96.85 million; and Canada, $68 million.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Computers; Optical fibers; Medicines in individual dosages; and Air conditioning machines, in that order. Those accounted for 78.3 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Handguns; Cell phones, related equipment; Value added to a returned import; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, accounting for 84.68 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 17.86 percent compared to last year to $240.53 million.
  • Computers rose 29.48 percent compared to last year to $30.31 million.
  • Optical fibers rose 42.82 percent compared to last year to $16.05 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 128.21 percent compared to last year to $9.18 million.
  • Air conditioning machines rose 212.01 percent compared to last year to $5.88 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 219.84 percent compared to last year to $631.71 million.
  • Handguns rose 67.65 percent compared to last year to $75.45 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 35.27 percent compared to last year to $32.02 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 58.22 percent compared to last year to $22.88 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 55.55 percent compared to last year to $22.88 million.

Last year Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $1.53 billion. The Port’s deficit was $314.35 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Japan and China. Exports totaled $607.01 million and imports came to $921.36 million.