Table 8 Top 10 North American Border Ports for Incoming Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2001

Table 8
Top 10 North American Border Ports for Incoming Passenger and Personal Vehicle Crossings: 2001

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Rank1 U.S. Customs port/crossing Passengers in personal vehicles (crossings per day) Personal vehicles (crossings per day) Daily port share of personal vehicle crossings, U.S.-Mexico and Canada borders (percent)
1 El Paso, TX 107,399 44,208 13.1
2 San Ysidro, CA 90,421 41,100 12.1
3 Detroit, MI 41,526 20,782 6.1
4 Hidalgo, TX 48,530 20,685 6.1
5 Brownsville, TX 46,444 20,681 6.1
6 Laredo, TX 47,349 20,423 6.0
7 Buffalo-Niagara, NY 45,401 20,263 6.0
8 Calexico, CA 41,117 17,464 5.2
9 Nogales, AZ 27,059 12,578 3.7
10 Otay Mesa, CA 23,028 10,841 3.2
  Total, top 10 ports 518,273 229,024 67.7
  Total, North America 778,293 339,274 100.0
  Total, U.S.-Mexico 572,893 245,279 72.3
  Total, U.S.-Canada 205,400 93,995 27.7

1 Rankings are based on the number of personal vehicle crossings per day.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, February 2002; based on U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database CD.