An spokesperson said that the panic was caused by a loud noise that created a security incident.
Las Vegas police stated on Twitter, that the disturbance was caused by an "unruly person" and has been taken into custody
Social media videos show passengers screaming and running through the airport. An airport spokesperson said panic caused
some travelers to rush through security checkspoints and not be screened. The travelers were then required
then required to go back to security checkpoints in order to be rescreened. This caused delays.
Sunday afternoon, an airport spokesperson tweeted that delays are expected to continue and that cancellations are possible.
He also advised passengers to check with their airlines about the status of their flights before they travel to the airport.
As of Sunday afternoon, there were 52 flights that had been canceled and 210 other delays.
A spokesperson for the airport said the panic led some travelers to rush through security checkpoints