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Tucson International Airport, Ariz.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade totaled $15.65 million for the month of February, $28.07 million through February of 2019, and $787.29 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
1United Arab Emirates$8.62 M
2Brazil$8 M
3China$1.88 M
4France$1.5 M
5United Kingdom$1.17 M
6Germany$981,983
7Canada$776,731
8Italy$668,240
9Argentina$599,020
10Japan$570,832

Overall Rank

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade decreases 36.8 percent through February

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s trade with the world fell 36.8 percent, from $44.41 million to $28.07 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz. ranked No. 195 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Arab Emirates fell 69.16 percent to $8.62 million.
    Exports fell 69.16 percent to $8.62 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil rose 381.48 percent to $8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 433.33 percent to $8 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 53.07 percent to $1.88 million.
    Exports rose 42.26 percent to $1.75 million. Imports totaled $132,660.
  • Trade with No. 4 France fell 10.63 percent to $1.5 million.
    Exports fell 10.63 percent to $1.5 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 35.38 percent to $1.17 million.
    Exports fell 12.71 percent to $1.17 million. There were no imports.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 75.41 percent of its trade with the world.

Tucson International Airport, Ariz. had trade surpluses with 37 countries and deficits with five through February. That compares with 42 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $8.62 million; China, $1.61 million; and France, $1.5 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Brazil, $8 million; Canada, $730,239; and Greece, $328,392.

Through February it’s top exports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Instruments to measure flow levels, parts; Automatic regulating instruments, parts; and Miscellaneous machine parts, in that order. Those accounted for 77.16 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Cell phones, related equipment; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Value added to a returned import; and Cameras, flashes, accounting for 97.34 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $7.21 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 23.61 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts rose 14.18 percent compared to last year to $2 million.
  • Automatic regulating instruments, parts fell 59.02 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 71.68 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 433.33 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $328,392. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts fell 83.87 percent compared to last year to $319,763.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 392.26 percent compared to last year to $266,594.
  • Cameras, flashes fell 79.89 percent compared to last year to $168,384.

Last year Tucson International Airport, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $870.73 million. The Port’s deficit was $11.54 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $429.6 million and imports came to $441.13 million.