Tucson International Airport, Ariz.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade totaled $355 million for the month of May, $1.57 billion through May of 2020, and $1.53 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
1France$1.07 B
2Canada$288.75 M
3Brazil$60.99 M
4Bermuda$57.02 M
5Mexico$46.2 M
6Philippines$17.55 M
7Germany$11.88 M
8Nigeria$5.01 M
9United Kingdom$2.67 M
10China$2.05 M

Overall Rank

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade increases 534.58 percent through May

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade with the world rose 534.58 percent, from $247.67 million to $1.57 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.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz. ranked No. 140 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 Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Bermuda and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Brazil and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France rose 585.84 percent to $1.07 billion.
    Exports fell 98.2 percent to $2.73 million. Imports rose 26641 percent to $1.07 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 1206.62 percent to $288.75 million.
    Exports fell 82.21 percent to $2.34 million. Imports rose 3099.13 percent to $286.41 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 659.87 percent to $60.99 million.
    Exports fell 99.54 percent to $36,511. Imports rose 232100 percent to $60.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Bermuda totaled $57.02 million.
    Exports totaled $57.02 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 2023.09 percent to $46.2 million.
    Exports fell 51.3 percent to $33,281. Imports rose 2090.34 percent to $46.17 million.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 96.78 percent of its trade with the world.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz. had trade surpluses with 47 countries and deficits with 11 through May. That compares with six surpluses and 50 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Bermuda, $57.02 million; Philippines, $17.55 million; and United Kingdom, $2.65 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with France, $1.06 billion; Canada, $284.07 million; and Brazil, $60.92 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Automatic regulating instruments, parts; and Returned exports, without change, in that order. Those accounted for 92.79 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Satellites, related equipment; Returned exports, without change; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Refrigerators, freezers; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, accounting for 99.97 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 370.6 percent compared to last year to $58.08 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 807.44 percent compared to last year to $17.55 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 7.74 percent compared to last year to $6.31 million.
  • Automatic regulating instruments, parts rose 87.86 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 173.28 percent compared to last year to $2.36 million.

On the import side:

  • Satellites, related equipment rose 640.45 percent compared to last year to $1.14 billion.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 1082.59 percent compared to last year to $321.3 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 783.57 percent compared to last year to $10.69 million.
  • Refrigerators, freezers totaled $856,480. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 315.05 percent compared to last year to $177,965.

Last year Tucson International Airport, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $1.53 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.33 billion. Exports totaled $97.44 million and imports came to $1.43 billion.