Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport’s trade totaled $414.93 million for the month of May, $3.18 billion through May of 2020, and $4.04 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
1Ireland$2.07 B
2Brazil$706.81 M
3United Kingdom$94.9 M
4Germany$41.62 M
5Switzerland$40.6 M
6Canada$25.38 M
7Australia$16.37 M
8United Arab Emirates$16.01 M
9Saudi Arabia$15.08 M
10India$13.57 M

Overall Rank

Orlando International Airport’s trade increases 89.58 percent through May

Orlando International Airport’s trade with the world rose 89.58 percent, from $1.68 billion to $3.18 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.

Orlando International Airport ranked No. 99 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 Orlando International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Switzerland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Ireland rose 638.28 percent to $2.07 billion.
    Exports fell 99.05 percent to $2.57 million. Imports rose 23707 percent to $2.06 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil fell 2.52 percent to $706.81 million.
    Exports rose 842.47 percent to $623.53 million. Imports fell 87.36 percent to $83.28 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 34.81 percent to $94.9 million.
    Exports fell 25.01 percent to $43.97 million. Imports fell 41.42 percent to $50.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 61.19 percent to $41.62 million.
    Exports fell 88.08 percent to $10.34 million. Imports rose 52.46 percent to $31.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 540.47 percent to $40.6 million.
    Exports fell 91.84 percent to $473,528. Imports rose 7431.45 percent to $40.13 million.

Orlando International Airport’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 92.78 percent of its trade with the world.

Orlando International Airport had trade surpluses with 57 countries and deficits with 68 through May. That compares with 77 surpluses and 58 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Brazil, $540.25 million; Saudi Arabia, $14.46 million; and United Arab Emirates, $13.96 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Ireland, $2.06 billion; Switzerland, $39.65 million; and Germany, $20.95 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Optical fibers; Returned exports, without change; Cell phones, related equipment; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 83.07 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds; Returned exports, without change; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Organo-sulfur compounds; and Medical instruments, accounting for 90.44 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Orlando International Airport’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 3.57 percent compared to last year to $581.51 million.
  • Optical fibers fell 43 percent compared to last year to $30.61 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 43.81 percent compared to last year to $16.43 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 53.89 percent compared to last year to $14.78 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 35.72 percent compared to last year to $10.82 million.

On the import side:

  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds rose 1032.54 percent compared to last year to $1.68 billion.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 956.38 percent compared to last year to $367.2 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 33.45 percent compared to last year to $46.06 million.
  • Organo-sulfur compounds rose 291218 percent compared to last year to $36.99 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 29.24 percent compared to last year to $29.87 million.

Last year Orlando International Airport posted total trade with the world of $4.04 billion. The Port’s surplus was $43.97 million. Exports totaled $2.04 billion and imports came to $2 billion.