Kansas City International Airport, Kan.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade totaled $5.26 million for the month of May, $67.97 million through May of 2020, and $802.55 million 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
1Brazil$33.55 M
2Hong Kong$9.44 M
3Luxembourg$8.4 M
4Germany$3.23 M
5Mexico$2.33 M
6China$2.08 M
7Japan$1.36 M
8United Kingdom$1.19 M
9The Netherlands$990,762
10Australia$681,807

Overall Rank

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade decreases 82.07 percent through May

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade with the world fell 82.07 percent, from $379.14 million to $67.97 million 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.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan. ranked No. 157 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 Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Luxembourg, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, Brazil, Switzerland and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil fell 44.58 percent to $33.55 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $33.55 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Hong Kong rose 2054.59 percent to $9.44 million.
    Exports rose 299678 percent to $9.44 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Luxembourg totaled $8.4 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $8.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 97.11 percent to $3.23 million.
    Exports fell 99.9 percent to $114,112. Imports rose 217.27 percent to $3.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 24.69 percent to $2.33 million.
    Exports fell 99.46 percent to $16,630. Imports rose 6299.91 percent to $2.31 million.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 83.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Kansas City International Airport, Kan. had trade surpluses with 20 countries and deficits with 33 through May. That compares with 35 surpluses and 17 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Hong Kong, $9.44 million; Australia, $681,807; and Singapore, $65,897. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Brazil, $33.55 million; Luxembourg, $8.4 million; and Germany, $3 million.

Through May its top exports were Computer chips; Returned exports, without change; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Compressors and pumps, in that order. Those accounted for 91.88 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Pumps for dispensing liquids; and Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, accounting for 83.99 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips rose 1305.33 percent compared to last year to $9.84 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 92.75 percent compared to last year to $590,000.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 1179.97 percent compared to last year to $238,036.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $179,332. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 20.74 percent compared to last year to $174,046.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change fell 28.93 percent compared to last year to $42.14 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 27.95 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents totaled $931,591. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 170.48 percent compared to last year to $923,983.
  • Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts rose 429.2 percent compared to last year to $854,492.

Last year Kansas City International Airport, Kan. posted total trade with the world of $802.55 million. The Port’s deficit was $411.77 million. Exports totaled $195.39 million and imports came to $607.16 million.