Table 4-7 Top 10 Shipments by Air, Ranked by Value: 1997

Table 4-7
Top 10 Shipments by Air, Ranked by Value: 1997

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SCTG Commodity Value
($ millions)
Tons
(thousands)
Ton-miles
(millions)
35 Electronic and Other Electrical Equipment and
Components and Office Equipment
89,325 634 863
37 Transportation Equipment, NEC 55,500 78 100
38 Precision Instruments and Apparatus 17,475 135 151
40 Miscellaneous Manufactured Products 16,373 200 325
34 Machinery 12,055 305 474
21 Pharmaceutical Products 10,524 71 98
29 Printed Products 7,090 337 418
36 Motorized and Other Vehicles (Including Parts) 5,387 370 376
30 Textiles, Leather, and Articles of Textiles or Leather 3,699 115 185
33 Articles of Base Metal 1,976 355 507
Total   229,062 4,475 6,233

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau; and U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 1997 Commodity Flow Survey, EC97TCF-US (Washington, DC: 1999).
Key: NEC = Not Elsewhere Classified; SCTG = Standard Classification of Transported Goods.