2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Alaska

2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Alaska

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Alaska $ 8,032 (millions) 36,498 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.1 0.3

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Alaska by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 28.1
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 12.6
Fuel oils (18) 11.5
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 4.4
Machinery (34) 3.7
Other commodities 39.7
Total 100.0

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Alaska by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 26.0
Fuel oils (18) 12.6
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 3.6
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3.2
Coal (15) 3.1
Other commodities 51.5
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments from the State of Alaska
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of destination Percent of value
Alaska 89.1
Washington 8.4
California 0.8
Other states 1.7
Total 100.0

State of destination Percent of weight
Alaska 96.1
Washington 1.2
Other states 2.7
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments to the State of Alaska
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of origin Percent of value
Alaska 52.5
Washington 6.7
Oregon 4.0
Texas 2.0
Missouri 1.9
North Carolina 1.8
Other states 31.1
Total 100.0

State of origin Percent of weight
Alaska 97.0
Washington 1.4
Oregon 0.4
California 0.3
Other states 0.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Alaska

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 57.5 39.1
Air (including truck and air) 3.7 0.1
Rail 14.7 S
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 6.4 4.2
Pipeline* 5.7 5.3
Multiple modes** 7.6 S
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 2.2
Other and unknown mode 4.4 S
Total 100.0 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Alaska

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 46.4 S
50 to 99 miles 9.5 7.4
100 to 249 miles 5.9 3.2
250 to 499 miles 21.1 18.0
500 to 749 miles 7.3 S
750 to 999 miles 3.3 S
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.9 0.3
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.6 S
2,000 miles or more 1.0 S
Total 100.0 100.0

* Estimate for pipelines excludes shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes.

S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

– Represents data cell equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.