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San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio International Airport’s trade totaled $62.55 million for the month of August, $299.86 million through August of 2019, and $307.16 million for all of 2018, 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$213.49 M
2Philippines$28.87 M
3Taiwan$19.66 M
4China$14.85 M
5Thailand$6.5 M
6Brazil$5.22 M
7Canada$5.07 M
8United Kingdom$902,517
9Portugal$580,067
10Israel$489,196

Overall Rank

San Antonio International Airport’s trade increases 50.87 percent through August

San Antonio International Airport’s trade with the world rose 50.87 percent, from $198.76 million to $299.86 million through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

San Antonio International Airport ranked No. 171 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 79.21 percent to $213.49 million.
    Exports rose 81.34 percent to $208.93 million. Imports rose 16.7 percent to $4.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Philippines fell 12.84 percent to $28.87 million.
    Exports fell 12.84 percent to $28.87 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 96.64 percent to $19.66 million.
    Exports rose 96.75 percent to $19.65 million. Imports rose 1.29 percent to $12,484.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 19.26 percent to $14.85 million.
    Exports rose 28.13 percent to $14.14 million. Imports fell 49.9 percent to $708,923.
  • Trade with No. 5 Thailand fell 21.36 percent to $6.5 million.
    Exports fell 15.09 percent to $6.48 million. Imports fell 97.47 percent to $15,920.

San Antonio International Airport’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 94.5 percent of its trade with the world.

San Antonio International Airport had trade surpluses with 51 countries and deficits with nine through August. That compares with 40 surpluses and 14 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $204.36 million; Philippines, $28.87 million; and Taiwan, $19.64 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Brazil, $5.18 million; Austria, $206,233; and Russia, $158,459.

Through August its top exports were Computers; Computer chips; Computer parts; Cell phones, related equipment; and Ceramic lab supplies, in that order. Those accounted for 72.02 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Computers; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 87.79 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computers rose 720.29 percent compared to last year to $95.57 million.
  • Computer chips rose 1.56 percent compared to last year to $54.17 million.
  • Computer parts rose 230.58 percent compared to last year to $25.55 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 14.12 percent compared to last year to $16.45 million.
  • Ceramic lab supplies rose 32.03 percent compared to last year to $15.47 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 419.82 percent compared to last year to $5.2 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 44.71 percent compared to last year to $2.47 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 25 percent compared to last year to $1.76 million.
  • Computers rose 216.34 percent compared to last year to $988,181.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 43.46 percent compared to last year to $243,616.

Last year San Antonio International Airport posted total trade with the world of $307.16 million. The Port’s surplus was $281.61 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, China and Thailand. Exports totaled $294.39 million and imports came to $12.78 million.