Air Movements Squadron falls under 1 Air Mobility Wing of the Support Force. It enables the Air Mobility Force to operate and deliver the Defence Gateway to Operations, while providing the functional air movements capability for all Number 2 Group Air Transport and air-to-air refuelling - whether it be visiting military or civilian aircraft. The Air Movements Squadron is also responsible for processing all passengers and freight through the UK Defence Airport of Embarkation.
The Squadron operates all day, everyday, all year round. It comprises of four shifts with separate Cargo (Exports and Imports) and Passenger Plans sections; all are made up of a mixtures of Trade Group 18 Logistics (Movements) personnel, each led by a Junior Officer from the Logistics Branch.