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Great Falls International Airport, Mont.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade totaled $152.44 million for the month of February, $300.44 million through February of 2019, and $2.22 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$295.69 M
2Ireland$2.45 M
3Switzerland$1.19 M
4France$517,081
5Germany$219,313
6China$104,627
7The Netherlands$56,592
8United Kingdom$43,241
9India$32,914
10Denmark$25,944

Overall Rank

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade decreases 32.67 percent through February

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s trade with the world fell 32.67 percent, from $446.24 million to $300.44 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont. ranked No. 131 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 33.73 percent to $295.69 million.
    Exports fell 76.88 percent to $1.5 million. Imports fell 33.09 percent to $294.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland totaled $2.45 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland totaled $1.19 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France totaled $517,081.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $517,081.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany totaled $219,313.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $219,313.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.88 percent of its trade with the world.

Great Falls International Airport, Mont. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 17 through February. That compares with five surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $43,241; Mexico, $21,322; and Australia, $20,711. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $292.68 million; Ireland, $2.45 million; and Switzerland, $1.19 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Borates; Oil-based dyes for paints; Fireworks; Trailers and similar vehicles; and Particle board, in that order. Those accounted for 78.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Oil; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Returned exports, with change, accounting for 99.44 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Borates totaled $985,665. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Oil-based dyes for paints rose 13.09 percent compared to last year to $102,717.
  • Fireworks rose 7.15 percent compared to last year to $92,462.
  • Trailers and similar vehicles rose 57.19 percent compared to last year to $38,905.
  • Particle board totaled $37,833. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 5.14 percent compared to last year to $191.88 million.
  • Oil fell 56.22 percent compared to last year to $100.7 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts totaled $1.85 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $1.5 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, with change totaled $1.25 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Great Falls International Airport, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $1.88 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.82 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $27.76 million and imports came to $1.85 billion.