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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade totaled $4.63 billion for the month of February, $10.61 billion through February of 2019, and $56.79 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
1United Kingdom$2.23 B
2Germany$1.57 B
3China$966.92 M
4France$903.56 M
5Singapore$608.29 M
6Ireland$553.03 M
7The Netherlands$524.36 M
8Taiwan$357.71 M
9Italy$340.65 M
10Japan$289.24 M

Overall Rank

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade increases 20.84 percent through February

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade with the world rose 20.84 percent, from $8.78 billion to $10.61 billion 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.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ranked No. 18 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Singapore . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, China, United Kingdom, France and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 222.58 percent to $2.23 billion.
    Exports rose 424.46 percent to $1.9 billion. Imports fell 1.28 percent to $323.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 24.26 percent to $1.57 billion.
    Exports rose 5.41 percent to $272.1 million. Imports fell 28.48 percent to $1.3 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 29.97 percent to $966.92 million.
    Exports rose 112.57 percent to $394.75 million. Imports fell 52.12 percent to $572.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 52.47 percent to $903.56 million.
    Exports rose 18.36 percent to $255.53 million. Imports rose 72.02 percent to $648.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Singapore rose 91.64 percent to $608.29 million.
    Exports fell 21.96 percent to $144.39 million. Imports rose 250.4 percent to $463.9 million.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 59.18 percent of its trade with the world.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had trade surpluses with 110 countries and deficits with 64 through February. That compares with 106 surpluses and 60 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $1.58 billion; South Korea, $125.34 million; and Brazil, $98.88 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $1.03 billion; Ireland, $541.59 million; and France, $392.51 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Gold; Civilian aircraft, parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Medicines in individual dosages, in that order. Those accounted for 68.57 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; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Computers, accounting for 48.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gold rose 5500347 percent compared to last year to $1.43 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 26.96 percent compared to last year to $1.1 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 327.87 percent compared to last year to $292.77 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 12.37 percent compared to last year to $134.96 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 8.39 percent compared to last year to $126.33 million.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 28.8 percent compared to last year to $985.08 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 22.44 percent compared to last year to $742.85 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 145.84 percent compared to last year to $560 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 52.64 percent compared to last year to $384.33 million.
  • Computers fell 16.81 percent compared to last year to $306.67 million.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $15.3 billion and imports came to $24.92 billion.