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Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade totaled $380.2 million for the month of October, $3.96 billion through October of 2018, and $5.28 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$880.81 M
2Ireland$742.01 M
3China$563.54 M
4Belgium$307.58 M
5France$296.01 M
6Switzerland$285.55 M
7The Netherlands$167.47 M
8Austria$117.55 M
9United Kingdom$89.75 M
10Canada$75.59 M

Overall Rank

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade decreases 8.49 percent through October

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade with the world fell 8.49 percent, from $4.33 billion to $3.96 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.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. ranked No. 96 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. 87. It finished No. 86 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 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 China, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 France . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 28.15 percent to $880.81 million.
    Exports rose 16 percent to $233.18 million. Imports fell 36.81 percent to $647.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland rose 38.37 percent to $742.01 million.
    Exports fell 57.46 percent to $10.61 million. Imports rose 43.05 percent to $731.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 35.5 percent to $563.54 million.
    Exports rose 23.52 percent to $9.57 million. Imports rose 35.73 percent to $553.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Belgium fell 54.2 percent to $307.58 million.
    Exports fell 77.43 percent to $42.18 million. Imports fell 45.25 percent to $265.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 France rose 667.73 percent to $296.01 million.
    Exports rose 895.62 percent to $152.69 million. Imports rose 517.21 percent to $143.32 million.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 70.41 percent of its trade with the world.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. had trade surpluses with 60 countries and deficits with 52 through October. That compares with 71 surpluses and 48 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Ethiopia, $36.02 million; United Kingdom, $35.19 million; and France, $9.37 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Ireland, $720.8 million; China, $544.4 million; and Germany, $414.44 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medicines in individual dosages; and Computer chips, in that order. Those accounted for 82.01 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, accounting for 66.22 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 449.86 percent compared to last year to $274.03 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 29.88 percent compared to last year to $209.88 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 76.58 percent compared to last year to $52.92 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 33.99 percent compared to last year to $38.03 million.
  • Computer chips rose 111.17 percent compared to last year to $14.49 million.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 13.71 percent compared to last year to $1.76 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 1867.96 percent compared to last year to $111.3 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 55.12 percent compared to last year to $110.31 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 67.27 percent compared to last year to $99.85 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts rose 52.49 percent compared to last year to $61.59 million.

Last year Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $5.06 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.22 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $920.71 million and imports came to $4.14 billion.