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Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade totaled $20.71 million for the month of August, $162.71 million through August of 2019, and $250.78 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
1Canada$155.1 M
2China$1.79 M
3Germany$1.06 M
4Switzerland$550,688
5Israel$416,594
6France$379,250
7South Korea$292,875
8Japan$272,282
9Taiwan$258,923
10Norway$249,893

Overall Rank

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade decreases 2.97 percent through August

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade with the world fell 2.97 percent, from $167.69 million to $162.71 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.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. ranked No. 192 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 Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Israel. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Japan, Germany and Norway, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 3.75 percent to $155.1 million.
    Exports fell 5 percent to $114.49 million. Imports fell 0.05 percent to $40.61 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 11.3 percent to $1.79 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 10.77 percent to $1.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 101.61 percent to $1.06 million.
    Exports rose 3353.12 percent to $107,772. Imports rose 82.23 percent to $954,317.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland rose 434.91 percent to $550,688.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 434.91 percent to $550,688.
  • Trade with No. 5 Israel rose 667.26 percent to $416,594.
    Exports totaled $10,224. Imports rose 648.43 percent to $406,370.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 97.67 percent of its trade with the world.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 45 through August. That compares with six surpluses and 42 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $73.89 million; Ireland, $204,977; and Hong Kong, $57,394. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $1.79 million; Germany, $846,545; and Switzerland, $550,688.

Through August its top exports were Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear; Medical equipment for physicals; Computers; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 34.88 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Computers, accounting for 47.48 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s exports:

  • Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear rose 8.56 percent compared to last year to $16.77 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 20.06 percent compared to last year to $7.79 million.
  • Computers fell 52.85 percent compared to last year to $5.63 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 147.89 percent compared to last year to $5.29 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 36.11 percent compared to last year to $4.67 million.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 13.52 percent compared to last year to $9.08 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 66.85 percent compared to last year to $4.55 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 27.02 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 409.13 percent compared to last year to $2.87 million.
  • Computers rose 7.91 percent compared to last year to $2.7 million.

Last year Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. posted total trade with the world of $250.78 million. The Port’s surplus was $107.97 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, China, Germany, Japan and Italy. Exports totaled $179.38 million and imports came to $71.4 million.