Davidson University, Davidson, NC. 28036. Davidson college is located 19 miles north of Charlotte, NC and is just off I-77 at exit 30. Douglas International Airport, served by several major airlines, is only 30 minutes away via I-85 and I-77. From Charlotte or Columbia, SC, take I-77 north to exit 30. From Statesville, NC, take I-77 South to Exit 30. From Atlanta, take I-85 North to I-77 North at Charlotte to Exit 30. From Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham or Chapel Hill, take I-85 South to Exit 55 and go West on NC 73 toward Davidson.