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Huntsville International Airport, Ala.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade totaled $516.12 million for the month of August, $4.19 billion through August of 2019, and $6.36 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
1Germany$1.45 B
2Italy$685.43 M
3Switzerland$526.73 M
4France$501.74 M
5Belgium$273.52 M
6The Netherlands$121.25 M
7Hungary$87.56 M
8United Arab Emirates$73.74 M
9United Kingdom$65.31 M
10Russia$64.51 M

Overall Rank

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade decreases 2.44 percent through August

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade with the world fell 2.44 percent, from $4.29 billion to $4.19 billion through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. ranked No. 85 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 France and No. 5 Belgium. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 2.01 percent to $1.45 billion.
    Exports rose 20.51 percent to $245.84 million. Imports fell 1.1 percent to $1.2 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy fell 38.45 percent to $685.43 million.
    Exports fell 82.07 percent to $8.28 million. Imports fell 36.56 percent to $677.14 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland rose 22.51 percent to $526.73 million.
    Exports fell 47.7 percent to $5.83 million. Imports rose 24.38 percent to $520.9 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 346.44 percent to $501.74 million.
    Exports rose 40.11 percent to $47.8 million. Imports rose 479.98 percent to $453.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Belgium fell 37.06 percent to $273.52 million.
    Exports fell 55.13 percent to $175.77 million. Imports rose 128.46 percent to $97.75 million.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 82.03 percent of its trade with the world.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. had trade surpluses with 37 countries and deficits with 43 through August. That compares with 28 surpluses and 49 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with The Netherlands, $113.39 million; Belgium, $78.02 million; and United Arab Emirates, $73.74 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $954.99 million; Italy, $668.86 million; and Switzerland, $515.07 million.

Through August its top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Medicines in individual dosages; Insulin, hormones and steroids; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; and Misc. medical chemical re-agents, in that order. Those accounted for 55.42 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; and Misc. engines and motors, parts, accounting for 83.89 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 60.96 percent compared to last year to $138.09 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 12.45 percent compared to last year to $118.96 million.
  • Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 1205.56 percent compared to last year to $76.56 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 1067.51 percent compared to last year to $73.55 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $61.4 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 28.62 percent compared to last year to $1.62 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 78.48 percent compared to last year to $599.95 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 12817 percent compared to last year to $445.17 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. fell 15.33 percent compared to last year to $74.88 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts fell 24.31 percent compared to last year to $63.67 million.

Last year Huntsville International Airport, Ala. posted total trade with the world of $6.36 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.77 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $1.29 billion and imports came to $5.06 billion.