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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade totaled $5.1 billion for the month of October, $46.24 billion through October of 2018, and $47.07 billion for all of 2017, 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
1Germany$7.42 B
2China$6.88 B
3United Kingdom$4.19 B
4France$3.4 B
5Ireland$2.51 B
6The Netherlands$2.32 B
7Singapore$2.01 B
8Japan$1.57 B
9Italy$1.47 B
10Peru$1.17 B

Overall Rank

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade increases 20.39 percent through October

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade with the world rose 20.39 percent, from $38.41 billion to $46.24 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ranked No. 23 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 26. It finished No. 26 in the last full year.

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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Ireland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Germany, United Kingdom, France and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 45.81 percent to $7.42 billion.
    Exports fell 2.25 percent to $1.49 billion. Imports rose 66.43 percent to $5.93 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 26.47 percent to $6.88 billion.
    Exports rose 45.95 percent to $1.27 billion. Imports rose 22.75 percent to $5.61 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 37.63 percent to $4.19 billion.
    Exports rose 77.82 percent to $2.55 billion. Imports rose 1.69 percent to $1.63 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 21.01 percent to $3.4 billion.
    Exports rose 18.81 percent to $1.4 billion. Imports rose 22.61 percent to $2 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ireland fell 6.45 percent to $2.51 billion.
    Exports rose 44.66 percent to $94.25 million. Imports fell 7.72 percent to $2.41 billion.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 52.78 percent of its trade with the world.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had trade surpluses with 138 countries and deficits with 70 through October. That compares with 133 surpluses and 76 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $921.19 million; South Korea, $483.57 million; and India, $479.71 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $4.43 billion; China, $4.34 billion; and Ireland, $2.32 billion.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Medicines in individual dosages; and Plasma, vaccines, blood, in that order. Those accounted for 50.16 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; Computers; and Computer parts, accounting for 45.41 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 43.48 percent compared to last year to $5.83 billion.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 2.07 percent compared to last year to $799.81 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts fell 32.64 percent compared to last year to $580.99 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 9.81 percent compared to last year to $530.08 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 41.28 percent compared to last year to $463.01 million.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 3.74 percent compared to last year to $3.65 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 26.06 percent compared to last year to $3.44 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 66.62 percent compared to last year to $2.25 billion.
  • Computers fell 1.5 percent compared to last year to $2.19 billion.
  • Computer parts rose 71.39 percent compared to last year to $2.04 billion.

Last year Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport posted total trade with the world of $40.22 billion. The Port’s deficit was $9.62 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $15.3 billion and imports came to $24.92 billion.