Huntsville International Airport, Ala.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade totaled $177.55 million for the month of June, $1.79 billion through June of 2020, and $6.48 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$368.5 M
2China$286.41 M
3Switzerland$238.28 M
4France$212.07 M
5Italy$207.78 M
6Belgium$160.45 M
7Latvia$56.86 M
8South Korea$51.75 M
9Luxembourg$36.89 M
10Mexico$35.25 M

Overall Rank

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade decreases 42.84 percent through June

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s trade with the world fell 42.84 percent, from $3.13 billion to $1.79 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. ranked No. 83 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 France and No. 5 Italy. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France and Belgium, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 64.42 percent to $368.5 million.
    Exports fell 60.03 percent to $73.41 million. Imports fell 65.36 percent to $295.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 684.59 percent to $286.41 million.
    Exports rose 112929 percent to $131.9 million. Imports rose 324.63 percent to $154.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland fell 47.27 percent to $238.28 million.
    Exports fell 40.14 percent to $2.97 million. Imports fell 47.35 percent to $235.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France fell 35 percent to $212.07 million.
    Exports rose 31.36 percent to $49.07 million. Imports fell 43.58 percent to $163 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy fell 58.54 percent to $207.78 million.
    Exports fell 25.52 percent to $5.72 million. Imports fell 59.05 percent to $202.06 million.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 73.3 percent of its trade with the world.

Huntsville International Airport, Ala. had trade surpluses with 22 countries and deficits with 39 through June. That compares with 36 surpluses and 41 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Luxembourg, $36.15 million; Mexico, $33.97 million; and South Korea, $27.15 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Switzerland, $232.35 million; Germany, $221.68 million; and Italy, $196.35 million.

Through June its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical instruments; Medicines in individual dosages; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; and Misc. aircraft parts, in that order. Those accounted for 49.66 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Misc. aircraft parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Misc. articles made from textile materials; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 82.51 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 1887 percent compared to last year to $123.91 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 53.12 percent compared to last year to $48.31 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 58.12 percent compared to last year to $39.05 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 44.15 percent compared to last year to $25.98 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts rose 175.35 percent compared to last year to $18.19 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 66.21 percent compared to last year to $388.46 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts rose 15.34 percent compared to last year to $329.4 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 53.39 percent compared to last year to $239.66 million.
  • Misc. articles made from textile materials rose 82752 percent compared to last year to $54.93 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 6.46 percent compared to last year to $41.17 million.

Last year Huntsville International Airport, Ala. posted total trade with the world of $6.48 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.93 billion. Exports totaled $1.28 billion and imports came to $5.21 billion.