Another passenger took photos of the incident and sent them to Eyewitness News.
The 50-year-old man was restrained by two off-duty law enforcement officers, who happened to be onboard.
He was taken into custody by airport police, who called the FBI. The FBI may decide to transport him to an FBI facility. He will likely be taken to a local detention center in the meantime.
The plane continued on to Los Angeles after the incident.