Hi
This is a good Pilot story of the events of that special day (9,0 Richter)
2 hours of holding and 9 hours to wait for stairs
A Delta pilot has recounted what it was like to navigate air space while attempting to land a 767 in Japan on the day of the earthquake earlier this month

full story, scroll down in article

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/fl...overwhelm.html

Ulf Scanhorse