Smoke and flames could be seen coming from the flight 2284 while it was on the runway.
Delta confirms no one was injured in the incident.
The airline said the brakes overheated on the taxiway and started on fire.
Plane Catches Fire At Airport
SLIDESHOW:Plane Cathes Fire After Landing
The FAA confirmed to Channel 2 Action News the flight was arriving from Pittsburgh.
All of the people on board were evacuated from the plane and have been put on a bus to be taken back to the terminal.
The airline said the plane will be taken to be examined at a maintenance facility once its safe to move.
There is no word if the incident will affect other flights at the airport.
Channel 2 Action News has several crews on the scene. Keep checking in with Channel 2 Action News and WSBTV.com for the latest on this developing story.