Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade totaled $3.74 billion for the month of May, $21.3 billion through May of 2020, and $60.65 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
1Germany$3.6 B
2Ireland$2.63 B
3United Kingdom$1.85 B
4China$1.23 B
5The Netherlands$1.21 B
6Singapore$1.2 B
7France$1.16 B
8India$807.66 M
9Taiwan$718.26 M
10Thailand$642.22 M

Overall Rank

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade decreases 21.34 percent through May

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s trade with the world fell 21.34 percent, from $27.07 billion to $21.3 billion 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.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ranked No. 19 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, United Kingdom, China, Ireland and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 17.85 percent to $3.6 billion.
    Exports fell 83.73 percent to $598.67 million. Imports rose 324.62 percent to $3.01 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland rose 17.98 percent to $2.63 billion.
    Exports fell 97.75 percent to $49.63 million. Imports rose 9380.07 percent to $2.58 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 54.65 percent to $1.85 billion.
    Exports fell 2.08 percent to $869.53 million. Imports fell 69.25 percent to $983.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 53.91 percent to $1.23 billion.
    Exports fell 77.64 percent to $330.88 million. Imports fell 24.38 percent to $899.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands fell 18.82 percent to $1.21 billion.
    Exports fell 32.66 percent to $508.88 million. Imports fell 4.58 percent to $700.69 million.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 49.44 percent of its trade with the world.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had trade surpluses with 122 countries and deficits with 67 through May. That compares with 67 surpluses and 120 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with India, $247.58 million; South Korea, $146.62 million; and Brazil, $145.52 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Ireland, $2.53 billion; Germany, $2.41 billion; and Singapore, $686.12 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Gold; Medical instruments; Medicines in individual dosages; and Misc. aircraft parts, in that order. Those accounted for 49.86 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Returned exports, without change; Computers; and Misc. aircraft parts, accounting for 59.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 32.52 percent compared to last year to $1.81 billion.
  • Gold fell 78.94 percent compared to last year to $465.65 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 0.21 percent compared to last year to $363.19 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 3.27 percent compared to last year to $276.73 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts fell 22.77 percent compared to last year to $259.68 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 51.04 percent compared to last year to $3.41 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 19.71 percent compared to last year to $2.35 billion.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 32.69 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Computers rose 18.15 percent compared to last year to $1.07 billion.
  • Misc. aircraft parts rose 1.12 percent compared to last year to $951.06 million.

Last year Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport posted total trade with the world of $60.65 billion. The Port’s deficit was $16.77 billion. Exports totaled $21.94 billion and imports came to $38.71 billion.