Table 2: Top U.S. Land Ports by Value U.S.-NAFTA Land Mode Trade, 2007

Table 2: Top U.S. Land Ports by Value U.S.-NAFTA Land Mode Trade, 2007

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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Ranked by all land modes Port Total land modes Truck Rail Other Truck as a percent of total land modes Rail as a percent of total land modes
Northern border              
1 Detroit, MI 136,600 114,411 21,427 762 83.8 15.7
2 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 78,624 62,313 9,796 6,516 79.3 12.5
3 Port Huron, MI 77,078 40,370 29,151 7,557 52.4 37.8
4 Champlain-Rouses Point, NY 21,549 17,791 2,589 1,170 82.6 12.0
5 Blaine, WA 17,852 14,652 3,169 31 82.1 17.8
6 Pembina, ND 17,173 14,370 2,190 614 83.7 12.8
7 Sweetgrass, MT 13,693 10,721 1,740 1,233 78.3 12.7
8 Portal, ND 13,420 6,579 6,781 61 49.0 50.5
9 Alexandria Bay, NY 11,726 11,720 0 6 99.9 0.0
10 International Falls, MN 8,930 392 8,494 44 4.4 95.1
Southern border              
1 Laredo, TX 110,355 82,638 27,317 401 74.9 24.8
2 El Paso, TX 49,054 43,479 5,156 418 88.6 10.5
3 Otay Mesa, CA 30,707 30,697 0 10 100.0 0.0
4 Hidalgo, TX 21,859 21,688 1 170 99.2 0.0
5 Nogales, AZ 18,164 13,253 4,829 82 73.0 26.6
6 Brownsville, TX 13,208 11,551 1,353 304 87.4 10.2
7 Eagle Pass, TX 12,025 4,831 7,190 4 40.2 59.8
8 Calexico-East, CA 11,943 11,433 264 246 95.7 2.2
9 Del Rio, TX 3,220 3,220 0 <1 100.0 0.0
10 Santa Teresa, NM 1,390 1,390 0 <1 100.0 0.0

NOTES: NAFTA=North American Free Trade Agreement. "Other" includes pipeline and mail. Numbers may not add to totals do to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data as of October 2008.