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Huntsville International Airport, Ala.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade totaled $444.4 million for the month of October, $5.15 billion through October of 2018, and $7.12 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$1.62 B
2Italy$1.25 B
3Switzerland$689.24 M
4Belgium$454.31 M
5United Kingdom$184.17 M
6France$134.5 M
7Ireland$120.72 M
8China$92.97 M
9Russia$89.1 M
10The Netherlands$85.47 M

Overall Rank

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade decreases 12.79 percent through October

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade with the world fell 12.79 percent, from $5.91 billion to $5.15 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.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. ranked No. 85 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. 81. It finished No. 81 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 Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Italy, Belgium, Ireland and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 16.2 percent to $1.62 billion.
    Exports rose 50.16 percent to $260.6 million. Imports rose 11.36 percent to $1.36 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy fell 5.58 percent to $1.25 billion.
    Exports fell 50.97 percent to $46.52 million. Imports fell 2.07 percent to $1.2 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland rose 46.1 percent to $689.24 million.
    Exports rose 12.77 percent to $13.97 million. Imports rose 47 percent to $675.27 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Belgium fell 48.14 percent to $454.31 million.
    Exports fell 50.96 percent to $399.78 million. Imports fell 10.26 percent to $54.53 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 18.02 percent to $184.17 million.
    Exports rose 56.17 percent to $99.4 million. Imports fell 47.35 percent to $84.77 million.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 81.35 percent of its trade with the world.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with 52 through October. That compares with 55 surpluses and 43 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Belgium, $345.25 million; The Netherlands, $54.99 million; and Angola, $29.45 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Italy, $1.15 billion; Germany, $1.1 billion; and Switzerland, $661.3 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Medicines in individual dosages; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Horses, other living equine animals; and Sutures, dental cements, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 58.46 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; Misc. engines and motors, parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 83.42 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 43.22 percent compared to last year to $378.41 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 39.74 percent compared to last year to $146.1 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 6.55 percent compared to last year to $68.89 million.
  • Horses, other living equine animals rose 21.91 percent compared to last year to $30.16 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. fell 60.28 percent compared to last year to $27.36 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 15.22 percent compared to last year to $2.7 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 4.05 percent compared to last year to $418.57 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. rose 188.93 percent compared to last year to $111.26 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts fell 32.39 percent compared to last year to $85.39 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 14.98 percent compared to last year to $57.34 million.

Last year Huntsville International Airport, Ala. posted total trade with the world of $9.3 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.35 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.98 billion and imports came to $7.32 billion.