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How long is 166.5 fortnights?

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It's about as long as The Construction of the Chunnel.
In other words, the length of The Construction of the Chunnel is 1.001 times 166.5 fortnights.
(a.k.a. Channel Tunnel, a.k.a. Le tunnel sous la Manche) (1987 thru 1994) (Folkstone, Kent, UK to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as World War II.
In other words, 166.5 fortnights is 1.063 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 0.9407 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)
The most widespread war in history, the Second World War is generally considered to have started with the German invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 and to have until the surrender of Japan on September 2nd, 1945, a total of 156.6 fortnights. Also the deadliest conflict in history, the war had an estimated 60 million casualties globally.
It's about three-fourths as long as The Revolutionary War (American).
In other words, 166.5 fortnights is 0.7617 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 1.313 times that amount.
(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)
It's about seven-tenths as long as King Tut's reign.
In other words, the length of King Tut's reign is 1 times 166.5 fortnights.
(a.k.a. Tutankhamun, a.k.a. Tutankhaten, a.k.a. tVwa:t-ʕa:nəx-ʔaˡma:n) (1333 BCE - 1324 BCE)
It's about one-and-a-half times as long as World War I.
In other words, 166.5 fortnights is 1.46 times the length of World War I, and the length of World War I is 0.685 times that amount.
(a.k.a. First World War, a.k.a. Great War, a.k.a. World War, a.k.a. War to End All Wars, a.k.a. WWI, a.k.a. WW1) (1914 - 1918)
It's about one-and-a-half times as long as The First walk around the world.
In other words, 166.5 fortnights is 1.486 times the length of The First walk around the world, and the length of The First walk around the world is 0.6729 times that amount.
(1970 - 1974) (Dave, John, and Peter Kunst) (including time in recovery)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as The Civil War (American).
In other words, the length of The Civil War (American) is 0.625 times 166.5 fortnights.
(a.k.a. War Between the States, a.k.a. the Great Rebellion, a.k.a. the War of the Rebellion) (1861-65) (United States)
The deadliest war in American history, the American Civil War is generally considered to have begun on with the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12th, 1861 and to have lasted until the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army on April 9th, 1865 — 104 fortnights. A total of 620,000 American (including Confederate) soldiers are estimated to have lost their lives due to the war.