Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade totaled $15.48 million for the month of July, $122.41 million through July of 2020, and $260.04 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
1Canada$111.47 M
2China$4.36 M
3Germany$2.29 M
4Norway$566,928
5Malaysia$417,683
6Ireland$414,735
7Switzerland$362,741
8Taiwan$254,758
9Vietnam$238,457
10New Zealand$217,962

Overall Rank

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade decreases 13.8 percent through July

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s trade with the world fell 13.8 percent, from $142 million to $122.41 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.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. ranked No. 197 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. 192. It finished No. 194 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 Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Malaysia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, Switzerland and Israel, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 28.2 percent to $97.2 million.
    Exports fell 34.6 percent to $65.81 million. Imports fell 9.7 percent to $31.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 130.07 percent to $3.79 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 130.07 percent to $3.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 135.09 percent to $2.24 million.
    Exports rose 128.15 percent to $197,967. Imports rose 135.78 percent to $2.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Norway rose 126.87 percent to $566,928.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 126.87 percent to $566,928.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 458.43 percent to $395,770.
    Exports rose 7450.22 percent to $303,217. Imports rose 38.44 percent to $92,553.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 97.43 percent of its trade with the world.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with 36 through July. That compares with four surpluses and 42 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Canada, $34.42 million; Ireland, $366,013; and Malaysia, $210,664. The top three deficits through July of this year were with China, $3.79 million; Germany, $1.85 million; and Norway, $566,928.

Through July its top exports were Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear; Medical equipment for physicals; Jewelry, parts; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 30.57 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Computers; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Cell phones, related equipment; and Navigational equipment, accounting for 49.92 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear fell 47.73 percent compared to last year to $7.62 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 25.29 percent compared to last year to $4.89 million.
  • Jewelry, parts rose 12.32 percent compared to last year to $4.39 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 2.01 percent compared to last year to $3.27 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 7.06 percent compared to last year to $3.2 million.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change rose 66.43 percent compared to last year to $11.91 million.
  • Computers rose 37.12 percent compared to last year to $3.26 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 21.41 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 19.55 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Navigational equipment rose 9.45 percent compared to last year to $2.34 million.

Last year Sioux Falls Regional Airport, S.D. posted total trade with the world of $260.04 million. The Port’s surplus was $112.11 million. Exports totaled $186.08 million and imports came to $73.97 million.