Key West International Airport is located in Monroe County, Florida, two miles east of Key West. Its address is 3491 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, Florida. Flights leaving the airport frequently have weight limitations because the length of the runway is just 4,801 feet. The airport is situated on the southeast end of the island of Key West, only minutes away from several Key West accommodations, attractions and the downtown area of Key West.
The island is located in the Straits of Florida on the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. It is approximately 90 miles from Cuba. Among its many attractions are beaches, marinas, parks and nature trails. Key West is known for its pastel-colored and conch-style homes, and is frequently a stop on cruise ships. It is more famous for its coral reefs, where people often go diving and snorkeling, than for its beaches.
The airport is home to five airlines:
For passengers considering renting a car upon arriving at Key West International Airport, there are several rental agencies to choose from:
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- Budget Car Rental
- National Car Rental
- Key West Jeep Adventures
- SunShine Scooters, Inc.
- Electric Car Rentals of Key West
Due to the many tourists and vacationers who arrive at and depart from Key West International Airport, the likelihood of a slip and fall accident occurring is quite high. As passengers board and exit airplanes, walk through security checkpoints and attempt to rent a car, they can easily slip and fall in the chaotic atmosphere that is common to airports.
Some of the usual causes of slip and fall injuries at airports are:
- Uneven jetways
- Dangerous conditions
- Unclean surfaces
- Failure to warn of dangerous conditions
- Slippery surfaces
- Broken stairs
- Loose handrails
Among the typical injuries that occur because of slip and fall risks at airports are:
- Broken bones
- Back injury
- Spinal cord injury
If you have suffered these or comparable injuries at Key West International Airport, you may be able to recover compensation for your loss, including:
- Medical bills
- Cost of rehabilitation
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
There are usually two issues that Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers examine when dealing with a slip and fall accident at Key West International Airport. One is identifying the correct party or parties. The second issue is one of notice, or whether the responsible party was aware of the defective condition, or should have been aware of it.
Call Chalik & Chalik at 855-529-0269 for a free consultation with an attorney.
To speak directly to an airport slip and fall attorney, contact Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers at their Miami location:
28 West Flagler St., #1000
Miami, FL 33130