Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade totaled $1.86 million for the month of May, $22.34 million through May of 2020, and $292.08 million 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
1Switzerland$15.83 M
2Hong Kong$1.42 M
3Canada$1.37 M
4China$1.1 M
5Mexico$470,726
6Vietnam$293,402
7Cambodia$181,318
8Thailand$173,543
9The Netherlands$147,629
10Taiwan$120,617

Overall Rank

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade increases 110.51 percent through May

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade with the world rose 110.51 percent, from $10.61 million to $22.34 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.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. ranked No. 191 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 Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, Mexico and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Switzerland rose 269.11 percent to $15.83 million.
    Exports fell 99.93 percent to $2,840. Imports rose 190182 percent to $15.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Hong Kong rose 27.46 percent to $1.42 million.
    Exports totaled $1.42 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada fell 32.69 percent to $1.37 million.
    Exports fell 99.36 percent to $12,224. Imports rose 1007.34 percent to $1.36 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 294.08 percent to $1.1 million.
    Exports fell 68.78 percent to $71,925. Imports rose 2052.45 percent to $1.02 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 31.25 percent to $470,726.
    Exports rose 111.08 percent to $413,204. Imports fell 88.24 percent to $57,522.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 90.36 percent of its trade with the world.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. had trade surpluses with 39 countries and deficits with 14 through May. That compares with 11 surpluses and 45 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Hong Kong, $1.42 million; Mexico, $355,682; and The Netherlands, $147,629. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Switzerland, $15.83 million; Canada, $1.34 million; and China, $951,501.

Through May its top exports were Parts for electrical supplies; Power supplies, transformers; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 76.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Returned exports, without change; Leather shoes; Cell phones, related equipment; and Video game consoles, accounting for 96.03 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s exports:

  • Parts for electrical supplies rose 15.05 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 53.1 percent compared to last year to $437,032.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 19.09 percent compared to last year to $394,651.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 8959.25 percent compared to last year to $277,032.
  • Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery fell 35.8 percent compared to last year to $176,488.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 270.64 percent compared to last year to $15.83 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 124.69 percent compared to last year to $1.24 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 162.99 percent compared to last year to $637,896.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $459,989. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Video game consoles rose 402.47 percent compared to last year to $397,960.

Last year Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. posted total trade with the world of $292.08 million. The Port’s deficit was $270.02 million. Exports totaled $11.03 million and imports came to $281.05 million.