Louisville, International Airport, Ky.

Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s trade totaled $272.63 million for the month of June, $1.65 billion through June of 2020, and $3.78 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
1Mexico$828.98 M
2Canada$143.79 M
3United Arab Emirates$115.82 M
4Germany$97.12 M
5China$68.75 M
6United Kingdom$47.37 M
7The Netherlands$45.52 M
8Japan$37.85 M
9Taiwan$37.34 M
10Hong Kong$34.74 M

Overall Rank

Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s trade increases 1.74 percent through June

Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s trade with the world rose 1.74 percent, from $1.62 billion to $1.65 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Louisville, International Airport, Ky. ranked No. 105 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Canada, China, Japan and United Arab Emirates, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 50.02 percent to $828.98 million.
    Exports fell 42.12 percent to $55.8 million. Imports rose 69.49 percent to $773.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 21.36 percent to $143.79 million.
    Exports fell 22.34 percent to $26.34 million. Imports fell 21.13 percent to $117.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Arab Emirates rose 28.86 percent to $115.82 million.
    Exports rose 33.94 percent to $114.71 million. Imports fell 73.79 percent to $1.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 12.65 percent to $97.12 million.
    Exports fell 20.99 percent to $23.37 million. Imports rose 30.21 percent to $73.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 61.91 percent to $68.75 million.
    Exports fell 66.16 percent to $5.02 million. Imports fell 61.53 percent to $63.73 million.

Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 75.97 percent of its trade with the world.

Louisville, International Airport, Ky. had trade surpluses with 62 countries and deficits with 52 through June. That compares with 64 surpluses and 44 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $113.59 million; The Netherlands, $37.71 million; and Australia, $5.47 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Mexico, $717.39 million; Canada, $91.11 million; and China, $58.72 million.

Through June its top exports were Medical instruments; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, in that order. Those accounted for 29.28 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gold; Returned exports, without change; Misc. aircraft parts; Cell phones, related equipment; and Computers, accounting for 77.01 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Louisville, International Airport, Ky.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments rose 12.36 percent compared to last year to $33.05 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 51.4 percent compared to last year to $24.56 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 18.77 percent compared to last year to $20.79 million.
  • Computers fell 30.77 percent compared to last year to $15.59 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 28.21 percent compared to last year to $14.67 million.

On the import side:

  • Gold rose 77.18 percent compared to last year to $615.32 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 50.53 percent compared to last year to $240.7 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts fell 8.08 percent compared to last year to $64.86 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 32.47 percent compared to last year to $35.39 million.
  • Computers fell 46.69 percent compared to last year to $29.63 million.

Last year Louisville, International Airport, Ky. posted total trade with the world of $3.78 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.92 billion. Exports totaled $925.75 million and imports came to $2.85 billion.