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Kansas City International Airport, Kan.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade totaled $45.99 million for the month of August, $529.03 million through August of 2019, and $1.73 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
1Canada$183.22 M
2Germany$171.95 M
3Brazil$107.94 M
4Ireland$22.12 M
5Saudi Arabia$8.07 M
6Mexico$5.47 M
7United Kingdom$5.08 M
8Switzerland$4.87 M
9Japan$4.58 M
10China$3.43 M

Overall Rank

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade decreases 67.73 percent through August

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade with the world fell 67.73 percent, from $1.64 billion to $529.03 million 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.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan. ranked No. 156 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 Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, Brazil, France and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 77.51 percent to $183.22 million.
    Exports fell 78.65 percent to $164.52 million. Imports fell 57.37 percent to $18.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 76.09 percent to $171.95 million.
    Exports fell 61.69 percent to $1.65 million. Imports fell 76.18 percent to $170.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 90.93 percent to $107.94 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 91.16 percent to $107.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland rose 319 percent to $22.12 million.
    Exports totaled $79,482. Imports rose 317.49 percent to $22.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Saudi Arabia rose 147759 percent to $8.07 million.
    Exports rose 147759 percent to $8.07 million. There were no imports.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 93.25 percent of its trade with the world.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with 38 through August. That compares with 31 surpluses and 39 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $145.82 million; Saudi Arabia, $8.07 million; and United Kingdom, $2.27 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $168.65 million; Brazil, $107.94 million; and Ireland, $21.97 million.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Value added to a returned import; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Medicines in individual dosages; and Breathing Appliances & Gas Masks Nesoi; Parts 9020, in that order. Those accounted for 97.15 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; and Medicines in individual dosages, accounting for 93.72 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 79.55 percent compared to last year to $157.93 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 252.94 percent compared to last year to $9.39 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $8.06 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 243.49 percent compared to last year to $4.53 million.
  • Breathing Appliances & Gas Masks Nesoi; Parts 9020 totaled $1.32 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 76.22 percent compared to last year to $170.85 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 34.2 percent compared to last year to $127.24 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 11549 percent compared to last year to $17.17 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 16.69 percent compared to last year to $3.6 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 59.28 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.

Last year Kansas City International Airport, Kan. posted total trade with the world of $1.73 billion. The Port’s deficit was $108.2 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Brazil, Malaysia and Mexico. Exports totaled $809.55 million and imports came to $917.75 million.