Abu Dhabi Airports said 1,696,651 passengers used the airport during the month.
Generation Research ranks the best airport retail operations based on their sales figures.
General Authority of Civil Aviation spokesperson says survey "not scientific".
As voted for by readers of travel website www.sleepinginairports.net.
The event takes place from the 26-29 January in Dubai.
Airport retailer records sales of $1.8 billion in 2013.
Work will effectively increase the size of the passenger terminal by 50 percent.
Aircraft movements were also on the rise reaching 13,395 movements, representing a 15.4 percent increase.
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