San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio International Airport’s trade totaled $24.48 million for the month of July, $208.64 million through July of 2020, and $458.48 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
1Mexico$139.96 M
2Philippines$18.39 M
3Taiwan$13.29 M
4China$12.9 M
5Canada$5.98 M
6Thailand$4.87 M
7South Korea$3.27 M
8Singapore$2.83 M
9United Kingdom$2.56 M
10Hong Kong$1.49 M

Overall Rank

San Antonio International Airport’s trade decreases 12.08 percent through July

San Antonio International Airport’s trade with the world fell 12.08 percent, from $237.32 million to $208.64 million 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.

San Antonio International Airport ranked No. 171 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. 175. It finished No. 173 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 San Antonio International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, China and Thailand, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 21.93 percent to $126.69 million.
    Exports fell 20.68 percent to $125.09 million. Imports fell 64.95 percent to $1.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Philippines fell 36 percent to $15.42 million.
    Exports fell 36.05 percent to $15.41 million. Imports totaled $10,864.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 6.16 percent to $11.83 million.
    Exports fell 16.17 percent to $10.02 million. Imports rose 177.26 percent to $1.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Taiwan fell 34.57 percent to $11.25 million.
    Exports fell 34.53 percent to $11.25 million. Imports fell 83.13 percent to $2,106.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 14.59 percent to $4.32 million.
    Exports fell 23.7 percent to $3.32 million. Imports rose 42.16 percent to $993,892.

San Antonio International Airport’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 92.05 percent of its trade with the world.

San Antonio International Airport had trade surpluses with 42 countries and deficits with five through July. That compares with 48 surpluses and nine deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Mexico, $123.48 million; Philippines, $15.4 million; and Taiwan, $11.25 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Hong Kong, $1.47 million; Italy, $19,675; and Vietnam, $8,062.

Through July its top exports were Computer chips; Computers; Handguns; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Ceramic lab supplies, in that order. Those accounted for 62.85 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear; Wigs, other products, from human hair; Lamp and lighting parts; and Misc. aircraft parts, accounting for 65.52 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at San Antonio International Airport’s exports:

  • Computer chips rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $48.04 million.
  • Computers fell 44.57 percent compared to last year to $35.73 million.
  • Handguns totaled $18.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 203.39 percent compared to last year to $14.44 million.
  • Ceramic lab supplies fell 30.97 percent compared to last year to $9.43 million.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change fell 34.52 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Track suits, ski-suits & swimwear totaled $1.47 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Wigs, other products, from human hair totaled $697,772. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Lamp and lighting parts rose 1674.62 percent compared to last year to $542,997.
  • Misc. aircraft parts totaled $519,214. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year San Antonio International Airport posted total trade with the world of $458.48 million. The Port’s surplus was $420.86 million. Exports totaled $439.67 million and imports came to $18.81 million.