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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade totaled $1.94 billion for the month of April, $7.25 billion through April of 2019, and $18.39 billion 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
1France$2.23 B
2Ireland$909.58 M
3China$751.86 M
4Belgium$550.32 M
5United Kingdom$473.6 M
6Germany$333.85 M
7Japan$307.44 M
8Switzerland$267.62 M
9Mexico$167.2 M
10Singapore$155.54 M

Overall Rank

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade increases 19.84 percent through April

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s trade with the world rose 19.84 percent, from $6.05 billion to $7.25 billion through the first four 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 $1.35 trillion, with exports at $543.34 billion and imports at $807.48 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 0.57 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 0.58 percent and imports rose 0.56 percent.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport ranked No. 43 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through April 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France rose 44.14 percent to $2.23 billion.
    Exports fell 6.35 percent to $740.66 million. Imports rose 97.13 percent to $1.49 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland fell 29.97 percent to $909.58 million.
    Exports fell 28.63 percent to $1.47 million. Imports fell 29.97 percent to $908.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 11.14 percent to $751.86 million.
    Exports rose 78.42 percent to $148.52 million. Imports rose 1.7 percent to $603.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Belgium rose 57.09 percent to $550.32 million.
    Exports rose 194.1 percent to $412.76 million. Imports fell 34.49 percent to $137.56 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 282.98 percent to $473.6 million.
    Exports rose 111.14 percent to $79.08 million. Imports rose 357.63 percent to $394.52 million.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s top five trading partners through April accounted for 67.79 percent of its trade with the world.

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport had trade surpluses with 82 countries and deficits with 63 through April. That compares with 79 surpluses and 68 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through April of this year were with Belgium, $275.21 million; Mexico, $115.83 million; and The Netherlands, $79.88 million. The top three deficits through April of this year were with Ireland, $906.64 million; France, $744.81 million; and China, $454.82 million.

Through April its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 65.95 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds; Computers; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 76.79 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 8.55 percent compared to last year to $819.8 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 390.23 percent compared to last year to $323.23 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 696.57 percent compared to last year to $145.76 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 38.66 percent compared to last year to $132.85 million.
  • Computers rose 371.13 percent compared to last year to $116.51 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 45.18 percent compared to last year to $1.47 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 60.22 percent compared to last year to $1.4 billion.
  • Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds fell 53.16 percent compared to last year to $379.35 million.
  • Computers rose 29.47 percent compared to last year to $263.66 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 54.92 percent compared to last year to $252.42 million.

Last year Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport posted total trade with the world of $18.39 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.2 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were France, Ireland, China, Belgium and Germany. Exports totaled $6.59 billion and imports came to $11.79 billion.