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LOCATION

Cardiff (Wales) Airport

CWL

20th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£1.4B

IMPORT VALUE 2016

62nd

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£17M

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

Cardiff Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Caerdydd) (IATA: CWL, ICAO: EGFF) is the national Airport for Wales and has been under the ownership of the Welsh Government since March 2013, operating at an arm's length as a commercial business. The Airport serves customers in Cardiff and the rest of South, Mid and West Wales. Passenger numbers at the airport peaked in 2007 with over 2.1 million passengers passing through the airport that year, but had halved to around 1 million in 2012, and stood at around 1.2 million in 2015. The Airport is located in the village of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, 12 mi (19 km) west of Cardiff's city centre.

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Engines and motors, non-electric (other than those of groups 712, 713 and 718); parts, n.e.s., of these engines and motors more info £1.4B
2 Aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof more info £35M
3 Crude vegetable materials, n.e.s. more info £850K
4 Electrical machinery and apparatus, n.e.s. more info £220K
5 Optical goods, n.e.s. more info £210K
6 Parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines falling withing groups 751 and 752 more info £190K
7 Telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76 more info £170K
8 Baby carriages, toys, games and sporting goods more info £140K
9 Miscellaneous chemical products, n.e.s. more info £130K
10 Instruments and appliances, n.e.s., for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes more info £130K

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof more info £2.5M
2 Miscellaneous chemical products, n.e.s. more info £20K
3 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, and tube or pipe fittings, of iron or steel more info £10K
4 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (e.g., switches, relays, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs and sockets, lamp-holders and junction boxes); electrical resistors (including rheostats and potentiometers), other than heating resistors; printed circuits; boards, panels (including numerical control panels), consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases, equipped with two or more apparatus for switching, protecting or for making connections to or in electrical circuits, for electric control or the distribution of electricity (excluding swithching apparatus of subgroup 764.1) more info £5.4K
5 Telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76 more info £3.2K
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