Top 10 International Trade Gateways: 2016

by value of shipments
Port '15-'16
change
Los Angeles, CA W 5.8%
Laredo, TX L -2.1%
New York/New Jersey W -7.6%
New York JFK Airport, NY A -0.9%
Long Beach, CA W -2.6%
Chicago, IL A 1.2%
Detroit, MI L 0.9%
Houston, TX W -16.9%
Los Angeles Airport, CA A 1.3%
Savannah, GA W -5.3%
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A= airport,
L= land port,
W= water port

Notes:

Air gateways include a low level (generally less than 3% of the total value) of freight shipped through small user-fee airports located in the same area as the gateways listed. Air gateways not identified by airport name (e.g., Chicago, IL) include major airport(s) in the area and small regional airports.

Sources:

As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-51, available at https://www.bts.gov/.

Last Updated: December 2017