The top ten skiers in the current World Cup standings prequalify for the finals although they still perform jumps in the qualification round which are not ranked.
It means the likes of Switzerland's Simon Ammann, winner of both ski jumping events four years ago, progresses along with Russia's Peter Prevc, silver in Saturday's normall hill, and Austria�s Gregor Schlierenzauer.
Poland's Kamil Stoch, current World Cup leader and winner of the gold medal in the men's normal hill last Saturday, did not jump but progressed through.
However it was Hayboeck who topped the qualifying scores, collecting a total of 124.8 points from his jump of 131.0 metres.
It was over two points clear of Japanese pair Daiki Ito on 122.0 points and Reruhi Shimizu in third.
The competition comes to a conclusion with the first round and final taking place on Saturday.
� Sportsbeat 2014