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How Does London Heathrow Land 650 Airplanes in a Day?

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How Does London Heathrow Land 650 Airplanes in a Day?

Very carefully, that’s for sure.  Heathrow is the busiest 2 runway operation in the entire world.  They typically have about 1,300 scheduled takeoffs and landings each day.  Heathrow uses what they call “holding stacks” to bring the aircraft in and it’s explained below in this neat little video.  Could something like this work in the US?