Table 1-49a: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Incoming Truck or Rail Container Crossings

Table 1-49a: U.S.-Mexican Border Land-Freight Gateways: Number of Incoming Truck or Rail Container Crossings

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Truck Container 2002
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,434,441
Total top 5 gateways 3,556,930
Laredo, TX 1,437,580
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 726,318
El Paso, TX 714,931
Hidalgo, TX 386,985
Calexico East, CA 291,116
Truck Container 2003
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,293,226
Total top 5 gateways 3,444,994
Laredo, TX 1,345,099
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 711,526
El Paso, TX 665,422
Hidalgo, TX 405,238
Calexico East, CA 317,709
Truck Container 2004
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,512,900
Total top 5 gateways 3,621,641
Laredo, TX 1,387,648
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 726,166
El Paso, TX 717,245
Hidalgo, TX 453,222
Calexico East, CA 337,360
Truck Container 2005
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,677,562
Total top 5 gateways 3,740,341
Laredo, TX 1,455,504
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 744,278
El Paso, TX 734,851
Hidalgo, TX 494,572
Calexico East, CA 311,136
Truck Container 2006
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,740,407
Total top 5 gateways 3,777,395
Laredo, TX 1,518,819
El Paso, TX 757,795
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 748,146
Hidalgo, TX 462,859
Nogales, AZ 289,776
Truck Container 2007
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,852,936
Total top 5 gateways 3,881,283
Laredo, TX 1,563,860
El Paso, TX 759,319
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 735,305
Hidalgo, TX 496,413
Calexico East, CA 326,386
Truck Container 2008
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,844,250
Total top 5 gateways 3,882,764
Laredo, TX 1,555,414
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 774,195
El Paso, TX 752,574
Hidalgo, TX 477,014
Calexico East, CA 323,567
Rail Container 2002
Total U.S.-Mexican border 602,322
Total top 5 gateways 591,255
Laredo, TX 296,782
Eagle Pass, TX 98,236
Brownsville, TX 96,591
Nogales, AZ 52,236
El Paso, TX 47,410
Truck Container 2003
Total U.S.-Mexican border 607,475
Total top 5 gateways 596,773
Laredo, TX 313,244
Brownsville, TX 98,622
Eagle Pass, TX 88,329
El Paso, TX 50,893
Nogales, AZ 45,685
Truck Container 2004
Total U.S.-Mexican border 675,305
Total top 5 gateways 660,214
Laredo, TX 317,061
El Paso, TX 110,992
Brownsville, TX 97,803
Eagle Pass, TX 87,459
Nogales, AZ 46,899
Truck Container 2005
Total U.S.-Mexican border 728,559
Total top 5 gateways 710,238
Laredo, TX 316,402
El Paso, TX 143,741
Brownsville, TX 105,175
Eagle Pass, TX 98,089
Nogales, AZ 46,831
Truck Container 2006
Total U.S.-Mexican border 803,291
Total top 5 gateways 788,472
Laredo, TX 332,950
El Paso, TX 185,614
Eagle Pass, TX 112,521
Brownsville, TX 97,572
Nogales, AZ 59,815
Truck Container 2007
Total U.S.-Mexican border 813,511
Total top 5 gateways 797,481
Laredo, TX 341,856
El Paso, TX 179,076
Eagle Pass, TX 134,041
Brownsville, TX 90,139
Nogales, AZ 52,369
Truck Container 2008
Total U.S.-Mexican border 776,385
Total top 5 gateways 762,740
Laredo, TX 328,592
El Paso, TX 160,795
Eagle Pass, TX 142,377
Brownsville, TX 75,419
Nogales, AZ 55,557

NOTES
Truck Container data represent the number of truck container crossings, not the number of unique vehicles. Data are for both loaded and empty truck containers.
Rail Container data include both loaded and empty rail containers.

SOURCES
U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.transtats.bts.gov/BorderCrossing.aspx as of December 16, 2009.