Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade totaled $635.79 million for the month of July, $3.96 billion through July of 2020, and $7.57 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
1United Kingdom$2.81 B
2Switzerland$480.12 M
3Mexico$318.62 M
4India$112.56 M
5Peru$70.97 M
6The Netherlands$20.06 M
7Germany$19.91 M
8Japan$14.38 M
9Costa Rica$14 M
10France$13.26 M

Overall Rank

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade decreases 7.72 percent through July

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade with the world fell 7.72 percent, from $4.29 billion to $3.96 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah ranked No. 75 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 80. It finished No. 79 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Peru. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, India, Switzerland, Mexico and Peru, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 20.01 percent to $2.28 billion.
    Exports rose 20.39 percent to $2.28 billion. Imports fell 54.42 percent to $4.46 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland fell 17.27 percent to $480.1 million.
    Exports fell 17.03 percent to $479 million. Imports fell 62.99 percent to $1.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 55.37 percent to $224.66 million.
    Exports fell 90.29 percent to $232,642. Imports fell 55.2 percent to $224.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 85.72 percent to $112.55 million.
    Exports fell 85.94 percent to $110.23 million. Imports fell 45.47 percent to $2.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Peru fell 57.53 percent to $70.97 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 57.53 percent to $70.97 million.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 95.33 percent of its trade with the world.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah had trade surpluses with 40 countries and deficits with 46 through July. That compares with 53 surpluses and 54 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with United Kingdom, $2.27 billion; Switzerland, $477.89 million; and India, $107.91 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Mexico, $224.2 million; Peru, $70.97 million; and Costa Rica, $12.49 million.

Through July its top exports were Gold; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; X-ray apparatus; Medical instruments; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 98.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gold; Medical instruments; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; and Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc., accounting for 87.56 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s exports:

  • Gold rose 4.16 percent compared to last year to $3.38 billion.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 43.19 percent compared to last year to $16.76 million.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 241.32 percent compared to last year to $8.62 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 70.43 percent compared to last year to $6.76 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 174.96 percent compared to last year to $6.5 million.

On the import side:

  • Gold fell 47.03 percent compared to last year to $390.1 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 1924.75 percent compared to last year to $15.84 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 854.49 percent compared to last year to $14.28 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds fell 65.02 percent compared to last year to $9.83 million.
  • Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. fell 48.01 percent compared to last year to $7.85 million.

Last year Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah posted total trade with the world of $7.57 billion. The Port’s surplus was $4.12 billion. Exports totaled $5.85 billion and imports came to $1.73 billion.