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Huntsville International Airport, Ala.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade totaled $410.45 million for the month of February, $775.82 million through February 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$247.42 M
2Switzerland$160.01 M
3Italy$118.03 M
4Belgium$52.16 M
5The Netherlands$31 M
6Ireland$25.47 M
7France$24.65 M
8United Kingdom$19.04 M
9China$16.38 M
10Hungary$15.45 M

Overall Rank

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade decreases 26.74 percent through February

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade with the world fell 26.74 percent, from $1.06 billion to $775.82 million 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.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. ranked No. 91 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 Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 The Netherlands . 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 fell 33.34 percent to $247.42 million.
    Exports fell 9.08 percent to $42.97 million. Imports fell 36.88 percent to $204.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland rose 73.15 percent to $160.01 million.
    Exports rose 30.58 percent to $1.66 million. Imports rose 73.75 percent to $158.35 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy fell 58.16 percent to $118.03 million.
    Exports fell 82.51 percent to $1.29 million. Imports fell 57.51 percent to $116.73 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Belgium fell 62.03 percent to $52.16 million.
    Exports fell 70.65 percent to $36.02 million. Imports rose 10.31 percent to $16.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 93.36 percent to $31 million.
    Exports rose 137.05 percent to $29.78 million. Imports fell 65.05 percent to $1.21 million.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 78.45 percent of its trade with the world.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. had trade surpluses with 29 countries and deficits with 36 through February. That compares with 21 surpluses and 40 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with The Netherlands, $28.57 million; Belgium, $19.89 million; and Angola, $8.26 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Germany, $161.47 million; Switzerland, $156.69 million; and Italy, $115.44 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Medicines in individual dosages; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Insulin, hormones and steroids; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 52.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; Cell phones, related equipment; and Heterocyclic chemical compounds, accounting for 81.93 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 145.51 percent compared to last year to $31.42 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 78.58 percent compared to last year to $26.91 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 15.97 percent compared to last year to $15.05 million.
  • Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 12375 percent compared to last year to $9.94 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 326.46 percent compared to last year to $8.81 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 60.68 percent compared to last year to $235.21 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 104.11 percent compared to last year to $191.9 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. rose 52.44 percent compared to last year to $26.1 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 207.45 percent compared to last year to $25.23 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds rose 182.92 percent compared to last year to $14.44 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.98 billion and imports came to $7.32 billion.