Figure 2-6 - Top Freight Gateways by Shipment Value: 1997

Figure 2-6 - Top Freight Gateways by Shipment Value: 1997

Figure 2-6: Top Freight Gateways by Shipment Value: 1997. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

NOTES: Air—Values for some airports may include a low level (generally less than 2 percent of the total value) of small user-fee airports located in the same regional area. In addition, due to the Census Bureau’s confidentiality regulations, data for nearby individual courier operations (e.g., DHL, Federal Express, United Parcel Service) are included in the airport totals for New York Kennedy, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Chicago O’Hare, Miami, and Anchorage. Land—Data include transshipments between the United States and Mexico. Trade levels reflect the mode of transportation as a shipment entered or exited a U.S. Customs port. Includes truck, rail, pipeline, and other modes of land transportation.

SOURCES: Air—U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, special tabulation. Maritime and Great Lakes—U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Statistical and Economic Policy, U.S. Waterborne Exports and General Imports, Annual 1997 (Washington, DC: 1998). Land—U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, 1998.