Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade totaled $363.55 million for the month of May, $2.71 billion through May 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$1.69 B
2Switzerland$480.02 M
3Mexico$214.37 M
4India$112.21 M
5Peru$70.97 M
6Germany$17.12 M
7The Netherlands$16.79 M
8France$12.77 M
9Costa Rica$9.69 M
10Austria$9.11 M

Overall Rank

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade increases 6.14 percent through May

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade with the world rose 6.14 percent, from $2.55 billion to $2.71 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.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah ranked No. 79 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 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, Mexico, Switzerland and Peru, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 92.08 percent to $1.69 billion.
    Exports rose 93.28 percent to $1.69 billion. Imports fell 42.9 percent to $4.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland rose 55.99 percent to $480.02 million.
    Exports rose 56.48 percent to $478.98 million. Imports fell 36.29 percent to $1.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 34.6 percent to $214.37 million.
    Exports fell 89.63 percent to $210,751. Imports fell 34.26 percent to $214.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 83.89 percent to $112.21 million.
    Exports fell 84.11 percent to $110.23 million. Imports fell 33.86 percent to $1.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Peru fell 37.85 percent to $70.97 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 37.85 percent to $70.97 million.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 94.91 percent of its trade with the world.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah had trade surpluses with 37 countries and deficits with 47 through May. That compares with 48 surpluses and 51 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $1.68 billion; Switzerland, $477.93 million; and India, $108.25 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $213.95 million; Peru, $70.97 million; and Germany, $12.1 million.

Through May 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 98.6 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gold; Medical instruments; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc., accounting for 86.23 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gold rose 21.54 percent compared to last year to $2.27 billion.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 9.81 percent compared to last year to $16.65 million.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 219.9 percent compared to last year to $7.41 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 65.09 percent compared to last year to $5.94 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 183.78 percent compared to last year to $5.93 million.

On the import side:

  • Gold fell 39.41 percent compared to last year to $286.62 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 2426.52 percent compared to last year to $9.95 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds fell 36.59 percent compared to last year to $9.79 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 489.42 percent compared to last year to $7.67 million.
  • Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. fell 26.51 percent compared to last year to $6.22 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.