Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade totaled $913.37 million for the month of May, $6.96 billion through May of 2020, and $19.71 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
1Ireland$1.03 B
2France$993.55 M
3United Kingdom$806.41 M
4Germany$719.64 M
5Belgium$641.07 M
6Switzerland$569.22 M
7China$559.2 M
8Japan$299.07 M
9South Korea$138.48 M
10Italy$119.76 M

Overall Rank

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade decreases 22.13 percent through May

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade with the world fell 22.13 percent, from $8.93 billion to $6.96 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.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ranked No. 45 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 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, Ireland, China, Germany and Belgium, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Ireland rose 1.24 percent to $1.03 billion.
    Exports rose 93.27 percent to $3.34 million. Imports rose 1.09 percent to $1.03 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 France fell 62.37 percent to $993.55 million.
    Exports fell 46.15 percent to $494.57 million. Imports fell 71.02 percent to $498.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 38.79 percent to $806.41 million.
    Exports rose 251.76 percent to $341.23 million. Imports fell 3.89 percent to $465.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 4.33 percent to $719.64 million.
    Exports fell 58.52 percent to $58.53 million. Imports rose 20.5 percent to $661.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Belgium fell 1.62 percent to $641.07 million.
    Exports fell 12.74 percent to $430.55 million. Imports rose 33.11 percent to $210.52 million.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 60.3 percent of its trade with the world.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport had trade surpluses with 77 countries and deficits with 62 through May. That compares with 89 surpluses and 66 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Belgium, $220.04 million; Hong Kong, $79.14 million; and The Netherlands, $71.53 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Ireland, $1.03 billion; Germany, $602.57 million; and Switzerland, $561.69 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical instruments; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Misc. aircraft parts; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 62.72 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Misc. aircraft parts; Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 75.43 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 18.66 percent compared to last year to $835.13 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 4.02 percent compared to last year to $396.2 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 43.33 percent compared to last year to $105.26 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts rose 88.15 percent compared to last year to $55.12 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 58.94 percent compared to last year to $46.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 8.67 percent compared to last year to $2.15 billion.
  • Misc. aircraft parts fell 58.58 percent compared to last year to $691.12 million.
  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds fell 12.09 percent compared to last year to $334.18 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 174.14 percent compared to last year to $185.81 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 48.32 percent compared to last year to $159.66 million.

Last year Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport posted total trade with the world of $19.71 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5 billion. Exports totaled $7.35 billion and imports came to $12.35 billion.