Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade totaled $505.01 million for the month of May, $2.12 billion through May of 2020, and $5.09 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$366.21 M
2Ireland$364.44 M
3Switzerland$317.06 M
4The Netherlands$254.87 M
5China$225.87 M
6Japan$126.98 M
7France$71.42 M
8Italy$55.86 M
9Sweden$54.22 M
10Taiwan$46.74 M

Overall Rank

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade increases 3.49 percent through May

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s trade with the world rose 3.49 percent, from $2.04 billion to $2.12 billion through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. ranked No. 93 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Ireland, China, Switzerland and Belgium, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 19.13 percent to $366.21 million.
    Exports fell 57.12 percent to $142.49 million. Imports rose 85.61 percent to $223.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland rose 27.2 percent to $364.44 million.
    Exports fell 24.55 percent to $211.92 million. Imports rose 2606.45 percent to $152.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland rose 35.43 percent to $317.06 million.
    Exports fell 54.71 percent to $59.16 million. Imports rose 149.18 percent to $257.9 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 256.11 percent to $254.87 million.
    Exports fell 80.43 percent to $13.24 million. Imports rose 6052.31 percent to $241.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 18.02 percent to $225.87 million.
    Exports fell 95.42 percent to $12.53 million. Imports rose 12259 percent to $213.34 million.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 72.24 percent of its trade with the world.

Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. had trade surpluses with 51 countries and deficits with 53 through May. That compares with 52 surpluses and 51 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Ireland, $59.41 million; France, $33.92 million; and Hungary, $2.31 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with The Netherlands, $228.39 million; China, $200.81 million; and Switzerland, $198.74 million.

Through May its top exports were Medicines not in individual dosages; Binders for found molds; chemical products; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Medicines in individual dosages; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 88.67 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medical equipment for physicals; Medicines in individual dosages; Returned exports, without change; and Misc. medical chemical re-agents, accounting for 61.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medicines not in individual dosages rose 10136 percent compared to last year to $206.33 million.
  • Binders for found molds; chemical products rose 5394.29 percent compared to last year to $84.15 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 38.15 percent compared to last year to $74.71 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 41.3 percent compared to last year to $61.25 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 26.98 percent compared to last year to $56.11 million.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 1.68 percent compared to last year to $750.75 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 29.26 percent compared to last year to $74.92 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 100.36 percent compared to last year to $56.68 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 6.44 percent compared to last year to $46.87 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 46.64 percent compared to last year to $32.41 million.

Last year Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. posted total trade with the world of $5.09 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.51 billion. Exports totaled $789.89 million and imports came to $4.3 billion.