Table 1-54: 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
Truck Container 2009
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,278,741
Total top 5 gateways 3,408,198
Laredo, TX 1,382,455
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 686,119
El Paso, TX 639,896
Hidalgo, TX 420,646
Nogales, AZ 279,082
Truck Container 2010
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,709,137
Total top 5 gateways 3,765,646
Laredo, TX 1,573,315
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 731,960
El Paso, TX 689,305
Hidalgo, TX 459,698
Nogales, AZ 311,368
Truck Container 2011
Total U.S.-Mexican border 4,797,940
Total top 5 gateways 3,845,841
Laredo, TX 1,695,576
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 747,531
El Paso, TX 630,469
Hidalgo, TX 459,028
Calexico East, CA 313,237
Truck Container 2012
Total U.S.-Mexican border 5,083,126
Total top 5 gateways 4,088,740
Laredo, TX 1,760,041
Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA 781,335
El Paso, TX 735,018
Hidalgo, TX 475,318
Calexico East, CA 337,028
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
Rail 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
Rail 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
Rail 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
Rail 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
Rail 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
Rail 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
Rail Container 2009
Total U.S.-Mexican border 574,299
Total top 5 gateways 563,965
Laredo, TX 271,095
Eagle Pass, TX 141,664
El Paso, TX 72,353
Nogales, AZ 44,832
Brownsville, TX 34,021
Rail Container 2010
Total U.S.-Mexican border 706,067
Total top 5 gateways 695,789
Laredo, TX 327,453
Eagle Pass, TX 182,665
El Paso, TX 89,808
Nogales, AZ 54,003
Brownsville, TX 41,860
Rail Container 2011
Total U.S.-Mexican border 770,965
Total top 5 gateways 759,148
Laredo, TX 371,553
Eagle Pass, TX 194,731
El Paso, TX 92,182
Nogales, AZ 61,232
Brownsville, TX 39,450
Rail Container 2012
Total U.S.-Mexican border 827,763
Total top 5 gateways 817,241
Laredo, TX 399,839
Eagle Pass, TX 207,895
El Paso, TX 94,089
Nogales, AZ 61,395
Brownsville, TX 54,023

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.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_BC/TB... of Apr. 12, 2013.