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Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade totaled $387.49 million for the month of August, $3.3 billion through August of 2019, and $4.91 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$678.02 M
2China$499.45 M
3Ireland$463.74 M
4Switzerland$394.14 M
5France$224.88 M
6Belgium$200.3 M
7The Netherlands$143.35 M
8Japan$122.9 M
9Austria$68.48 M
10Canada$66.43 M

Overall Rank

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade increases 2.29 percent through August

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade with the world rose 2.29 percent, from $3.23 billion to $3.3 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.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. ranked No. 95 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 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 France. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Ireland, China, Belgium and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 10.81 percent to $678.02 million.
    Exports rose 1.75 percent to $188.94 million. Imports fell 14.87 percent to $489.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 12.43 percent to $499.45 million.
    Exports fell 70.45 percent to $2.35 million. Imports rose 13.94 percent to $497.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ireland fell 29 percent to $463.74 million.
    Exports fell 27.98 percent to $6.76 million. Imports fell 29.01 percent to $456.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland rose 74.53 percent to $394.14 million.
    Exports rose 296.94 percent to $180.19 million. Imports rose 18.57 percent to $213.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 France rose 14.92 percent to $224.88 million.
    Exports fell 56.07 percent to $44.12 million. Imports rose 89.75 percent to $180.77 million.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 68.45 percent of its trade with the world.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. had trade surpluses with 52 countries and deficits with 58 through August. That compares with 54 surpluses and 50 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with United Kingdom, $13.06 million; Hungary, $2.03 million; and Iraq, $1.67 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $494.76 million; Ireland, $450.23 million; and Germany, $300.13 million.

Through August its top exports were Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds, in that order. Those accounted for 85.48 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Medical equipment for physicals; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 58.2 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s exports:

  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 14.95 percent compared to last year to $185.75 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 567.3 percent compared to last year to $178.44 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 24.91 percent compared to last year to $57.71 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 74.51 percent compared to last year to $52.48 million.
  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds totaled $9.94 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 21.53 percent compared to last year to $1.19 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 136.27 percent compared to last year to $166.62 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 103.46 percent compared to last year to $78.57 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 117.21 percent compared to last year to $78.36 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 2.71 percent compared to last year to $77 million.

Last year Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $4.91 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.13 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Germany, Ireland, China, Belgium and Switzerland. Exports totaled $893.3 million and imports came to $4.02 billion.