Great Falls International Airport, Mont.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade totaled $59.88 million for the month of May, $511.5 million through May of 2020, and $1.98 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$500.55 M
2United Kingdom$5.72 M
3Kenya$4.45 M
4Germany$466,316
5India$79,319
6Australia$42,745
7Mexico$29,073
8Switzerland$24,000
9Poland$21,945
10Italy$20,305

Overall Rank

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade decreases 34.61 percent through May

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade with the world fell 34.61 percent, from $782.27 million to $511.5 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.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont. ranked No. 130 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 Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Kenya, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, Mexico, Ireland and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 34.64 percent to $500.55 million.
    Exports fell 99.71 percent to $2.24 million. Imports rose 17719 percent to $498.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 802.2 percent to $5.72 million.
    Exports fell 97.08 percent to $11,525. Imports rose 2283.61 percent to $5.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Kenya totaled $4.45 million.
    Exports totaled $4.45 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 0.39 percent to $466,316.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $466,316.
  • Trade with No. 5 India rose 93.19 percent to $79,319.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $79,319.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.95 percent of its trade with the world.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with 14 through May. That compares with 25 surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Kenya, $4.45 million; Australia, $42,745; and Mexico, $26,457. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $496.06 million; United Kingdom, $5.7 million; and Germany, $466,316.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Wood fiberboard; Carbonates; Misc. glass articles; and Sausages, similar meat products, in that order. Those accounted for 77.05 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; LNG, other petroleum gases; Returned exports, without change; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; and Seats, excluding barber, dental, accounting for 99.28 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 4.89 percent compared to last year to $4.51 million.
  • Wood fiberboard rose 3405.99 percent compared to last year to $241,843.
  • Carbonates rose 445.79 percent compared to last year to $176,133.
  • Misc. glass articles totaled $171,790. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Sausages, similar meat products totaled $134,973. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 12.01 percent compared to last year to $364.6 million.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases fell 61.49 percent compared to last year to $130.96 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 41.15 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 5.41 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Seats, excluding barber, dental rose 4502.14 percent compared to last year to $665,148.

Last year Great Falls International Airport, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $1.98 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.9 billion. Exports totaled $39.32 million and imports came to $1.94 billion.