McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade totaled $4.03 million for the month of May, $301.81 million through May of 2020, and $781.22 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
1United Kingdom$78.32 M
2Malaysia$65.67 M
3Germany$36.61 M
4Israel$22.81 M
5Kuwait$15 M
6South Korea$9.16 M
7The Netherlands$8.72 M
8China$8.66 M
9Norway$8.34 M
10Italy$8.03 M

Overall Rank

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade increases 5.26 percent through May

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade with the world rose 5.26 percent, from $286.73 million to $301.81 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.

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas ranked No. 158 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 McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Kuwait. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Malaysia, South Korea, China and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 5.49 percent to $78.32 million.
    Exports rose 117.65 percent to $69.21 million. Imports fell 78.52 percent to $9.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Malaysia rose 71.21 percent to $65.67 million.
    Exports rose 27383 percent to $65.33 million. Imports fell 99.11 percent to $340,780.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 111.22 percent to $36.61 million.
    Exports rose 87.73 percent to $29.8 million. Imports rose 367.05 percent to $6.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Israel rose 3497.27 percent to $22.81 million.
    Exports fell 14.86 percent to $467,527. Imports rose 26214 percent to $22.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Kuwait rose 79242 percent to $15 million.
    Exports totaled $15 million. There were no imports.

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 72.36 percent of its trade with the world.

McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas had trade surpluses with 34 countries and deficits with 50 through May. That compares with 49 surpluses and 45 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Malaysia, $64.99 million; United Kingdom, $60.09 million; and Germany, $22.99 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Israel, $21.87 million; Norway, $2.67 million; and Italy, $2.27 million.

Through May its top exports were Computer chips; Exports military apparel, military equipment; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Essential oil resins; and Medical instruments, in that order. Those accounted for 70.18 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Defense-related aircraft, parts; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Books, brochures; Cell phones, related equipment; and Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit, accounting for 45.89 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s exports:

  • Computer chips rose 76.65 percent compared to last year to $64.36 million.
  • Exports military apparel, military equipment rose 348.07 percent compared to last year to $55.67 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 11535 percent compared to last year to $24.02 million.
  • Essential oil resins fell 32.78 percent compared to last year to $6.72 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 199.29 percent compared to last year to $6.24 million.

On the import side:

  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 601.34 percent compared to last year to $21.48 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 58.49 percent compared to last year to $5.78 million.
  • Books, brochures fell 32.2 percent compared to last year to $3.49 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 39.43 percent compared to last year to $2.59 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit fell 70.52 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.

Last year McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas posted total trade with the world of $781.22 million. The Port’s surplus was $142.52 million. Exports totaled $461.87 million and imports came to $319.35 million.