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holding stack

holding stack
Holding ‘stack' using a left-handle race track.
A number of aircraft holding at a common fix with vertical separation. Also called a stack.
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If the site between Rugby and Coventry was chosen, it would still have to go through the planning process and a contractor selected before fine details like flight paths and holding stacks could be discussed and decided.
The first is holding stacks, which allow aircraft to be queued so that gaps between landings and takeoffs can be kept to a minimum.